Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Birthday Pass

Route & General Observations

South aspects: Numerous dry loose avalanches size D1/R2-3. During touring experienced a significant whumpf. Variability of stability test results at various Level 2 Students snow pits.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear, Sunny

Snow surface

New snow


Examples of one pit results - Stability Test results: CT13Q1(SC), ECTP19, PST50/100(End)

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