Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Falls Creek

Route & General Observations

Icy bootpack through the alders (recommend micro spikes). Small wind slab natural release on the falls lake couloir apron.

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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Snow surface

Thin surface crust


Snowpit data: 3700’ south facing slope with a 24 degree slope angle. Snow depth: 95cm. ECTP25. PST45END. BSH at 45cm.

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