Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Above Reed Lakes Trail

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Wet Loose Snow
Aspect East SoutheastElevation 3300ft
Slope Angle 35degCrown Depthunknown
WidthunknownVertical Rununknown
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Very heavy wet snow. Creamy mashed potatoes.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Very sunny. 46 degrees

Snow surface

Slushy wet snow.

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