Avalanche: Girdwood

Location: Raggedtop

Route & General Observations

Natural avalanche in Ragged Bowl on 04.01.2021. The avalanche failed naturally on a wind-loaded slope, with an average crown depth of 1-2′. The avalanche likely failed on a layer of facets that was the culprit for two other avalanches on the same slope over the past two weeks.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Northeast
Elevation 4200ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 18inWidthunknown
Vertical Run 1500ft  
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