Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Peak 3 area

Route & General Observations

Up rabbit creek and up/down one of the SW gullies.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Observer Comments

Recent windloading of new snow in very localized areas. Produced short but over 6” deep cracks.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snowline started to drop in the evening. Snowing well at summits.

Snow surface

Dust on slightly moist crust.