Avalanche: Girdwood

Location: Max’s SW Face

Route & General Observations

Natural slab avalanche seen January 8, 2023 from the Forest Service office in town. Likely released towards the tail end of the storm the day before. No tracks seen on or near the slope.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Southwest
Elevation 2500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth2ftWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Hard to estimate dimensions from far away. Guessing 2.5-3’ crown face and around 200’ wide. Most likely a storm slab, composed of the 2 to 3 feet of new snow that fell the day before.

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