Avalanche: Girdwood

Location: Several avalanches near Hibbs Peak & near Girdwood

Route & General Observations

A lot of the same as other observations. From Girdwood Nordic parking lot around 10am, saw wet slide run over 1500ft on S/SW slope. (See video)

Throughout the rest of the day, watched 7 or more wet slides on all aspects. Yes, even two of which were north facing which ran over 1000ft+ as well. Heard over 20 in the area thoughout the day. Definitely a war zone out there!

Stick to low angle cruisers everyone, outside of the runout zone! It’s not worth it


Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Wet Loose SnowAspect South Southeast
Elevation 2500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Run 1500ft  
Avalanche Details

10am, s/se face in sun, air temp at parking lot - 40ish,

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