Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Marmot Ridge- near midrib below weather station

Route & General Observations

I triggered an avalanche just off the top of marmot skiing with my brother. The cornice mostly stayed in tact but about 6 to 10 inch thick crown that slid approximately 400-500 ft. Partially buried but unhurt.

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Forecaster Comments

One set of tracks were on similar aspect , slightly more SE, from earlier in day prior to this avalanche. The skier triggered the wind slab at his feet on a WSW aspect at 4500'. Skier was caught and carried approximately 400-500ft, and was not buried.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect West Southwest
Elevation 4500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?No
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
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