|Region:||Anchorage Front Range|
|Location:||Glen Alps Powerline Trail|
Route & General Observations
Wet slide originated in gully between Peak 2 and Peak 3, and ran down to about 1/2 way between the trail and the river. No signs of human trigger.
|Slope Angle||unknown||Crown Depth||unknown||Width||unknown|
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||Collapsing (Whoomphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||No|
Most of the area is wind-scoured with very little snow except in gullies. Gullies seem to have couple feet of snow with settled snow overlain by melt/freeze/wind crust overlain by wind-loaded and heavy wet snow.
Very general observations from hiking up Peak 2-3 every week observing changes in snow through time.