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Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: about 500 to 1000 ft above dnigi hut in elevation

Route & General Observations

February 23 avalanche. lots of whumphing at elevations 4000’+. Valley floor and benches proved stable all day. This avy was done w/ second rider came down. Remote trigger. Scary picking our way down after this one.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect UnknownElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

Remote trigger

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

lots and lots of whumphing above 3600fet. New snow. don't know recent storm totals (i'm sure Jed does), but for the most part completely untouched all winter. roughly 3.5-5ft deep mid to upper valley.

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