Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Peak 4

Route & General Observations

We did a quick pit at 3000’ on SW gully on peak 4. Height of snow 75 cm. Top 15 cm was soft new snow from this storm. Below that was 30 cm of pencil hard slab on top of a layer of facets. CT failure on isolation, and ECT failure on isolation. Both failed on the facets 45 cm down. After these results we turned turned and headed back to the car.

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