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Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: 4068 from frostbite ridge.

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Observer:
Route & General Observations

observed a skier triggered avalanche on the south face of 4068′ from near the top of frostbite ridge. Skier was able to move out of slide path in time.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect SouthElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

see photo.

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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Weather

beautiful day with lots of new snow.

Snow surface

powder

Snowpack

highly variable

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