Avalanche: Juneau Mainland

Location: Mendenhall Valley

Route & General Observations

Toured above the Mendenhall Glacier. 11″ of low density snow fell the night of 4/6 with little to no wind.

Dug a pit on a NE aspect at 2800′.

CT 12 40cm (storm snow)
CT 22 60cm
CT 29 100cm


No shooting cracks or whoomphs

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect South SouthwestElevation 3000ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 11in
Width 100ftVertical Run 150ft
Avalanche Details

Noted a few small avalanches on the new/old snow interface that released during the storm.