Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Williwaw Lakes, Chugach Front Range

Route & General Observations

Out touring around the Williwaw Lakes above Anchorage.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger CorniceRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Cornice FallAspect Northwest
Elevation 4000ftSlope Angle 70deg
Crown DepthunknownWidth 100ft
Vertical 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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Beautiful day!

Snow surface

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


Variable, but not signs of instability.

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