Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Fishhook Willow Rd

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Unknown
Aspect UnknownElevationunknown
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth2ft
Width 50ftVertical Run 100ft
Avalanche Details

Party of 2 skinning up Fishhook Willow Rd. Heard 2 whoomphs and saw shooting crack approximately 200' uphill, slide arrested approximately 50' from us.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snowing, visibility: 5', moderate winds, temperature: 30's

Snow surface

Wet new snow.

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