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Observations

Region: Hatcher Pass
Location:
Observer: Anonymous
Date:

Route & General Observations

Skinned up Thousand, skied down. Whomps common.
Recent naturals (last night?) observed on Northerly faces, Southerly faces, and in gullies on the West side of Marmot.
Some crowning at the ridgecrest, some midslope, and some low on the slope.
Crowns at 4400′ to 2800′. Up to maybe 2′ tall.
All on steep ground, >35.
Some, not all, appear to have run on the ice crust armor that formed on top of the first storm of the season.
Ski-cut a few 32 to 35 degree mini slopes, they failed, but did not run.
Marker on the Map denotes only some of only the northerlies – no facility for multiple markers.
NOTE: 11:39 AM ob indicates that the southerly aspects on SkyScraper were remotely skier triggered.

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownLengthunknown  

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?YesCollapsing (Whumphing)?YesCracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes

Photos & Video

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