Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Glenn Alps, Flattop

Route & General Observations

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Avalanche Details
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TriggerremoteRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type0Aspect North Northeast
Elevation 2500ftSlope Angle 25deg
Crown Depth3ftWidth 300ft
Vertical Run 100ft  
Avalanche Details

We remotely triggered this 1-meter thick 100m by 30m hard windslab. Far lookers right side may have been as steep as 30-35 degrees though most of the bed surface was 25-30 degrees.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Wind loading

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Cloudy and windy.

Snow surface

Smooth wind slab


80cm of wind slab above 20cm of basal facets. ECTP21 on the basal facets next to slab before it released.

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