Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Ship Creek Valley, Chugach State Park

Route & General Observations

Observation made from ridgetop at Arctic Valley ski area

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Northwest
Elevation 3000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Run 1000ft  
Avalanche Details

Observed debris from a series of recent avalanches on the NW aspect of a ridge on the east side of Ship Creek Valley and one mile south of the Arctic Valley Ski Area. Not sure when they occurred but could have run either during or just after the storm event of 2/16-18/22. Debris noted at 11am on 2/19/22. See attached photo.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Avalanche debris

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny, Temps in the low 20s. Winds calm

Snow surface

Site too far away to tell



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