Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Marmot SE face

Route & General Observations

Toured up presidents before walking the ridge to Marmot peak and enjoying the long sun run down.

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

Dry loose sides on steeper slopes.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Temperatures in the negative but the sun made it quite bearable! Calm to light winds throughout the tour.

Snow surface

Very nice skiing condiitons!
Slight wind skin starting ~3000
More wind effect at the ridge line


Cornicing on the NW aspect

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