Observation: Portage / Placer

Location: Portage Valley area - avalanche cycle

Route & General Observations

Heavy rain below 2,500′ and snowfall above that in the Girdwood and Portage Valley area during May 9 and 10th has created a natural wet snow avalanche cycle. Continued stormy weather is expected May 11 and 12th. Natural avalanche activity is expected to continue during the storm and even afterward during warm days.

Thanks to Matt McKee for the photos below of some of the avalanches seen.

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