Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Mile high saddle

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger Foot PenetrationAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect South SoutheastElevation 1200ft
Slope Angle 35degCrown Depth 24in
Width 80ftVertical Run 1000ft
Avalanche Details

Walking on ridge above SE facing slope propagated ~80ft wide slide with crown of ~1-2ft crown. Wind loaded aspect around 35-37 degrees. Nobody was transported or buried. Trigger point occurred on thinner snowpack along ridge propagating into deeper snow.

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