Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Bomber Pass

Route & General Observations

Toured up to bomber pass via reed lakes to return the missing puzzle piece to Joe Stock’s face at Bomber Hut. Noted one large crown on a West (?) facing aspect in the distance, possibly a whumph or two, and ultimately did not feel like it was worth it to continue to the hut -the skin track is now set for all to enjoy :).

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snow surface

Dense snow down low, light riding conditions up high (4,000+).


SW Aspect, 4,270ft
March crust 75cm down, small facets underneath
CT 19 on the most recent storm pulse interface
CT 21 on the march crust