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Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Williwaw Lakes, Chugach Front Range

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Route & General Observations

Out touring around the Williwaw Lakes above Anchorage.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger CorniceAvalanche Type Cornice Fall
Aspect NorthwestElevation 4000ft
Slope Angle 70degCrown Depthunknown
Width 100ftVertical Run 1000ft
Avalanche Details

We watched a massive cornice avalanche off a sub peak of Williwaw. It sent up a large powder cloud and the debris looked dry.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Beautiful day!

Snow surface

Variable wind board, smooth corn, powder, old freezing rain crust....

Snowpack

Variable, but not signs of instability.

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