Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Near Hunter Pass

Route & General Observations

Triggered the photographed slide in cross loaded gulley near Hunter Pass trail at approx 2400 ft (500 ft above the eagle lake trail) approx 3:45 PM Friday. Occurred on way down to south fork parking lot. Gusts estimated at 50 mph above North Bowl. No injuries, just a bruised ego.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Northeast
Elevation 2400ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidth 25ft
Vertical Run 50ft  
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Steady wind with gusts estimated at 50 mph

Snow surface

Cross loaded gully


Soft slab, no stability test done

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