Avalanche: Juneau Mainland

Location: Snowslide Gulch, Gold Creek

Route & General Observations

Viewed crown from Douglas Is.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect WestElevation 2800ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 18in
Width 200ftVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Viewed across from Douglas; only could see crown. Approx. 30-40cm deep avg. Likely windslab; active wind transport ongoing since last night on this slope.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Active wind transport

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Active wind transport following new snow.

Snow surface

likely hard wind slab but unknown