Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Peak 3/4 Bowl

Route & General Observations

Standard uptrack to Peak 3 then over to the next bowl to the SE. New snow last 36 hrs came in dry and light with no wind and was skiing excellent. No signs of instability but the new snow will be easily transported when the SE winds pick up later this evening. Be cautious when skiing over typically wind scoured areas as lots of sharks exist just below the surface.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Mostly cloudy with sun peeking out by 1030am, temps mid 20s, calm wind, a few flurries

Snow surface

4-5" new low density snow which was on top of either a smooth wind board, melt-freeze crust, or rocks/tundra, depending on your aspect

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