Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Below Punk Spines miniature headwall

Route & General Observations

Playing on sleds in the bowl, one sledder rode below and near the mini headwall in the bowl and remotely triggered slide. No people caught. Snowmachine rode out and away from the debris field. Noticed remote trigger slides on South Face of Arkose Ridge due to solar effect snow with snowmachine riding nearby.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowmachinerAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect West NorthwestElevation 3000ft
Slope Angle 40degCrown Depth 16in
Width 300ftVertical Run 100ft
Near Miss / Accident Details
Avalanche Details

Slow moving release from where super steep near vertical face meets steep face below. Snowmachine side hilling on the face below super steep.

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