Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: South Fork Eagle River, North Bowl

Route & General Observations

Standard up-track from Artic Valley to the peak of Rendezvous. From the peak of Rendezvous a recent slide was visible on North Bowl. Couldn’t see any ski tracks from a distance, likely triggered by a cornice fall.

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Forecaster Comments

Note: This is a skier-triggered avalanche reported on May 5th in North Bowl.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect North
Elevation 3900ftSlope Angle 35deg
Crown DepthunknownWidth 350ft
Vertical Rununknown  
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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5-30 deg F. Minimal winds this morning however yesterday sustained 20mph SSE with gusts in the 30s. 1-2 inches of dense fresh snow above 2700ft, loading on northern aspects.

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