Avalanche: Chugach State Park

Location: Peak 3 ridge

Route & General Observations

Final steeper ridge of traditional skin track of peak 3

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect South
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 8inWidth 25ft
Vertical Run 250ft  
Avalanche Details

Winds slab broke as we were approaching the final steeper portion of the ski track on the ridge of peak 3 on evening of Jan 8. Winds were steady 10 to 20 mph during our brief outing and transporting loose snow rather rapidly. There was another small slab in the next gully behind peak 3 that ran maybe 40 to 60 yards.

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