Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Hatch peak

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Route & General Observations

Skied hatch peak and 4068 area.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierAvalanche Type Dry Loose Snow
Aspect SouthElevation 4700ft
Slope Angle 37degCrown Depth 5in
Width 10ftVertical Run 400ft
Avalanche Details

Second turn fast moving sluff.

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Observer Comments

Nothing obvious.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Very nice on the ridge.

Snow surface

Varied from non reactive windslab to nice powder.

Snowpack

Pit @ 3500 north aspect, 30 degree slope. Height of snow in pit was 140 cm with basal facets. Mostly 1finger with a supportable ice crust below the new snow. The ice crust was breakable on certain aspects. CTN and ECTX.