Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Ship Creek

Route & General Observations

Skied up Ship Creek from Arctic Valley. Several point releases observed, in steeper gullies (see photo). All of these appeared to be recent. No formal test pits.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sunny and warm mid-day, little wind.

Snow surface

Nearly all surfaces were wind and sun affected (see photo). Some dry powder in shaded areas down along the creek. Tough skiing elsewhere as most surfaces were icy and or wind blown.

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