|Location:||Hatcher Pass W side|
Route & General Observations
Toured up the closed pass road. Snow coverage is generally thin and variable.
Obvious signs of instability
|Recent Avalanches?||No||Collapsing (Whumphing)?||No||Cracking (Shooting cracks)?||Yes|
Had some shooting cracks in wind slab above 3800'.
Warm with temps above freezing, light and variable winds, trace of new snow above ~3500, gray skies
variable but no powder
See quick pit image. Punchy and soft wind slab easily reactive.