Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Government peak ridge

Route & General Observations

Skinned up groomer and gained Gov Peak ridge north end.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect South
Elevation 3500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

February 15th?

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Easy test results in lower elevations beneath storm slab just above crust.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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25 degrees flat light and started to snow around 2pm

Snow surface

Settled Powder. MFC bed surface


ECT:X no result for PST. Past wind has left bowls and ridges w/ variable snow pack depth.