Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Bennett Ridge

Route & General Observations

Toured from Independence mine up to Bennett Ridge.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments


Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear, 25-30F, westerly winds 5-10 mph, 2" of new snow overnight

Snow surface

Powder snow, surface hoar development overnight (1-2mm)


We dug a pit at 3800' E aspect, HS 190cm, 24 degree slope, ECTN24@60cm, 3 Lemons.

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