Avalanche: Hatcher Pass


Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Dry Loose Snow
Aspect South SoutheastElevation 4000ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 8in
Width 200ftVertical Run 1000ft
Avalanche Details

Loose snow avalanche triggered from below, just above the road. That propagated several other realse points in an eastern direction across the face. Some slid across the road.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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12 inches of new snow. Warm morning.