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Observations

Region: Hatcher Pass
Location: Hatch peak
Observer:
Date:

Route & General Observations

Casual tour up the gravel road to Hatch Peak. Snow started at the gate.

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet Loose SnowAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownLengthunknown  

Observer Comments

Wet slides of all sizes on all aspects on most of the peaks we could see (clouds). Looks like hatch is still going through shed cycle. Multiple crowns down to dirt on the ridge along Hatch peak and $1000 run and a smaller wet slide on the face of hatch pk. Sky scrapers ridge along the road has slid down to the dirt for almost the entire road. Winter is not giving up once you hit the Marmot parking lot though.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?NoCollapsing (Whumphing)?YesCracking (Shooting cracks)?No

Observer Comments

Rain

Weather

Weather

Cloudy, 37 degrees, rain/snow mix, minimal wind

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

Wet, heavy

Snowpack

Did not dig a pit



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