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Observations

Region: Hatcher Pass
Location: Hatcher Pass W side
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Route & General Observations

Toured up the closed pass road. Snow coverage is generally thin and variable.

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

Recent Avalanches?NoCollapsing (Whumphing)?NoCracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes

Observer Comments

Had some shooting cracks in wind slab above 3800'.

Weather

Weather

Warm with temps above freezing, light and variable winds, trace of new snow above ~3500, gray skies

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

variable but no powder

Snowpack

See quick pit image. Punchy and soft wind slab easily reactive.

Photos & Video

Photos



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