Observation: Chugach State Park

Location: Southwest Aspect of Harp Mountain access ridge

Route & General Observations

Avalanche started around 3700′ and slide down to around 2300′

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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5-6" New snow on Sunday morning. Considerable drifting and wind loading. Avalanche occurred when the sun was hitting the slope in the late afternoon.


Snowpack SWE in the valley was 11.2", or about 125% of normal.

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