Avalanche: Girdwood

Location: Lower Raggedtop

Route & General Observations

A very large natural wet slab avalanche occurred in the evening of April 21st. This was on the lower easterly face of Raggedtop in the Girdwood Valley. Photos below taken by two different people from the Crow Creek road.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Wet SlabAspect East
Elevation 2000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Natural wet slab. Very wide propagation. It is suspect that this avalanche ran on an old crust from either New Year's or even the Halloween crust.

Photos & Video
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