Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Marmot

Route & General Observations

Descended lodge run from the top


Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect West
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Near Miss / Accident Details
Number Caught/Carried? 1Number Partially Buried?0
Number Fully Buried?0Number Injured?0
Number Fatalities?0  
Avalanche Details

First skier skied through upper slope and on to safe spot. 2nd skier made a few turns and slab broke from above. Skier stayed on top of debris and was able to ski off on to safe spot near skier 1 without injury

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

Signs of instability today existed on multiple aspects, multiple elevations, with numerous natural avalanches, remotely triggered avalanches today and a considerable avalanche hazard.

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