Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Independence Mine

Route & General Observations

Toured from parking lot up to Independence Mine area. Heavy SE winds, heavy windslabs on N-NW slopes. Snowpit performed adjacent to small slide on NW slope. Slide not actively witnessed, possibly remote-triggered from ~ 75m or natural. Loose dry avalanche also observed at Lost Couloir apron.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
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