Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Hatch Peak, North Face...just above $1000 Run

Route & General Observations

Toured up $1000 Run beneath north face of Hatch Peak to overlook of April Basin. Snow surface was supportable crust with no dust for most part. Wind affected surface.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

No signs of instability. Debris piles and mini-crowns (15 cm) from shed cycle of last storm and wind events on north face of Hatch Peak.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear skies and winds ranging from light to calm.

Snow surface

Supportable crust for most part; in some areas, skis broke through crust.


See attached pit profile

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