Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Powerline Pass

Route & General Observations

Skied laps above Rabbit Lake Trail, there is good snow to be found in sheltered SW aspects. No red flags were observed and our snow pit yielded an ECTX.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect Southwest
Elevation 3600ftSlope Angle 37deg
Crown DepthunknownWidth 500ft
Vertical Run 600ft  
Avalanche Details

Observed a natural windslab avalanche on the saddle between Avalanche Mountain and The Wedge. The debris pile was moderately wind effected, so it’s likely the the slide occurred a day or two earlier.

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