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Observations

Region: Hatcher Pass
Location: President's Ridge of Marmot
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Route & General Observations

Archangel>Presidents Ridge
Last couple weeks of sun formed 3-4″ thick sun crust, mostly on S/SW aspects
Crust galore! Firm, breakable, supportable, and recrystallized snow
HS averaged 100cm

Red Flags

Observer Comments

No obvious signs of instability
No recent avalanches
No whumping, collapsing, cracking

Weather

Weather

Calm wind
Broken> half covered skies
1.4*C (35*F) at 3500' at 1400
-2*C (28*F) at IM 3450' at 1400

Snow Characteristics

Snow surface

1"(2.5cm) new snow with widespread 4-20 mm surface hoar on surface, mostly laying down
Recrystallized powder on East and some SE aspects
3-4" suncrust on S and SW aspects, including breakable and firm surfaces

Snowpack

General impressions: Good stability until we get another dump or a significant warm up
SE aspect, 32*
HS 100cm
ECTN27 under old crust in 4F layer under 1F- layer @ 53cm
CT20 SC @ 53 cm
PST 30/100 Arr @ 53 cm
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