Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Bennet's ridge

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect West NorthwestElevation 4200ft
Slope Angle 35degCrown Depth 24in
Width 100ftVertical Run 300ft
Avalanche Details

Remotely triggered while skinning ridge

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Observer Comments

Naturals West/Northwest aspects of April bowl

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

New snow; 15 mph SE wind; 20 deg F

Snow surface

Windboard/variable

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