Avalanche: Girdwood

Location: Raggedtop

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Route & General Observations

Natural avalanche in Ragged Bowl on 04.01.2021. The avalanche failed naturally on a wind-loaded slope, with an average crown depth of 1-2′. The avalanche likely failed on a layer of facets that was the culprit for two other avalanches on the same slope over the past two weeks.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect NortheastElevation 4200ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 18in
WidthunknownVertical Run 1500ft
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