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Observations

Region: Hatcher Pass
Location: Micro Dot
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Route & General Observations

Observed large wet slab avalanche while skiing Micro Dot’s lower bench. WS-N-D2-R4-G on marked slope (see picture).

Multiple point releases on warming slopes (see Jeff Kase’s obs).

Avalanche Details

Avalanche details

Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet SlabAspect South
Elevation 4600ftSlope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
Width 200ftLengthunknown  

Red Flags

Obvious signs of instability

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

Observer Comments

Roller balls, warming snow, whumphing

Weather

Weather

Sunny, temps 35-37

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

powder

Photos & Video

Photos



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