Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: McHugh ridge, Rabbit Lake Valley, Flattop

Route & General Observations

Getting first sunrise view of the wind transport at higher elevations in the Anchorage Front Range. Photos are of Grandview and McHugh Ridge. (Bear and Paradise valleys to the right) Snow also being visibly blown off of Flattop, Peak 3, Ptarmigan, etc
Photos taken from very near yesterday’s “Flattop “ avalanche observation

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Light breeze at 1300’ in south Anchorage 13degrees F
Moderate + at higher elevations transporting snow off the peaks

Photos & Video
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