Observation: Juneau Mainland

Location: Icy Gulch

Route & General Observations

Sunday, June 6 bottom up approach to Icy Gulch. Avalanche debris appeared to be from cornice fall and step down to older layers.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Heavy cornicing along GRSC Gastineau, Roberts, Sheep, Clark) route with periods of wetting, (rain), and sunshine.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Strong winds at the ridgetops and up valley. Intense sun in the valley. ~60 F. Pollen covered corn.

Snow surface

Boot penetration 1-3". Good corn snow with high pollen count.


No pt dug but evidence of buried layers in avalanche path.

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