Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: South Fork of Eagle River near Harp Mtn

Route & General Observations

We received a report of a large slab avalanche on a NW aspect at 4,000′ near Harp Mtn on the morning of March 26th (Friday).

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Yes
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect Northwest
Elevation 4000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidth 500ft
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Avalanche was reported to have been remotely triggered by a group ascending low angle terrain adjacent to the slide. Debris covered a portion of the skin track. Weak layer was reported as being facets near the ground. The slab aorund 500' at the top and several feet thick in areas.

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