Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Indian Valley, 3rd avalanche path from trailhead

Route & General Observations

Indian valley to Indian Pass. Numerous large crown faces involving more than one storm’s worth of snow indicate a deep weak layer.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect West
Elevation 4000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Run 3000ft  
Avalanche Details

An avalanche during the last storm buried the Indian Pass trail and Indian creek in 20+ feet of snow. Blocks were refrigerator-sized. Amount of fresh snow on debris suggests it released at the beginning of storm.

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