Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Marmot avalanche road observations

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect SouthElevation 3600ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
Width 150ftVertical Rununknown
Avalanche Details

1-2 minute delay from initial passage through area until slide debris observed across roadway.

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

Recent Avalanches, Shooting Cracks

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

12+ inches of snow overnight into the late morning hours. High North/Northwest Winds

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