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Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Gold Chord

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Observer:
Route & General Observations

Gold Chord up to the cross, skied a few runs down and the first roller.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Solar warming around rock faces, noticed an increase in activity around 3:30pm.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Blue blue skies. Mid teens to low 20s. Intermittent wind, the further back bowls seemed fairly protected. Major wind plumes observed earlier in the morning.

Snow surface

1-2" freeze/thaw crust. Easily breakable in protected areas. Much thicker on unprotected ridges.

Snowpack

270cm at the mine!

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