Avalanche: Juneau Mainland

Location: Icy Gulch

Route & General Observations

We skied sheep via Gastineau Ridge Saturday and observed several natural avalanches, the most impressive of which was in Icy Gulch.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger CorniceAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect North NorthwestElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

I suspect these were triggered by cornice collapse during the atmospheric river Thursday, May 9, but all I know for timing is that they weren't there last weekend.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Partly sunny.

May 9 had 1.64 inches of rain and high winds.

Snow surface

Corn, ice, Up to 1 cm fresh...


Still skiing to Perseverance.

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