Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Government Peak

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Hard Slab
Aspect West NorthwestElevation 4400ft
Slope Angle 40degCrown Depth 18in
Width 150ftVertical Run 1000ft
Avalanche Details

Remotely triggered skinning ridge; 6-18 inches deep, 150 ft wide, 1000 ft long; hard slab

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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Weather

Bluebird, calm, 10 deg F

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