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Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: arc angel valley

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Route & General Observations

rapid warming, all aspects sun affected

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Wet Slab
Aspect SouthwestElevation 4000ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 16in
Width 60ftVertical Run 200ft
Avalanche Details

Skied south facing aspect earlier in the morning released slow moving wet loose snow, later in the evening around 7 pm skier triggered avalanche on a south west facing aspect multiple crowns, heating rocks on aspect. Very fast moving and heavy wet snow. Triggered about a foot below skier.

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Observer Comments

rapid warimg

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

sunny very warm in the afternoon, slowly cooled down in th eevening

Snow surface

corn

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