Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Gold Chord- Observation

Route & General Observations

Viewed Skiers involved descending West Face of Gold Cord from the top of the Lost Couloir.

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Forecaster Comments

First two skiers were observed skiing the slope. Did not see the skier trigger slab. Slab looks like a small pocket in an isolated location. Does not appear that anyone was caught or carried.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Hard SlabAspect West
Elevation 4800ftSlope Angle 38deg
Crown Depth3ftWidth 40ft
Vertical Run 300ft  
Avalanche Details

4th skier on slope triggered an isolated pocket near the top of the run. Viewed from the top of Lost Couloir.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Snow surface



Avalanche Forecast of Low at all elevations on Saturday.

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