Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Hatcher

Route & General Observations

Common route over Dog Sled and into back drainages

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

North aspect carnage, appeared to mostly be storm slides.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Glorious blue bird day, calm winds, low 20s in the morning, high 30s once the sun kicked in.

Snow surface

60cm of fresh, quick hand pit at 4300ft NE aspect showed a cohesive slab above facets and a crust. Tried to pry the slab away without success. Skied a half dozen runs without consequence. 120cm total snow depth.

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