Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Marmot W Aspect

Route & General Observations

Skinned from Gold Mint parking lot at 9am along Archangel Trail and the road towards Fishhook investigating conditions. No new wet loose or other slides observed. Found nothing but thick, supportable melt-freeze crust, made for interesting skiing conditions.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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32F at car, 26F at pit location, sunny with no wind throughout the morning

Snow surface

Didn't find anything besides supportable melt-freeze crust


Dug pit on a west aspect of Marmot @ 3119'
Pit results below
Liquid percolation observed through ~10cm below surface melt-freeze crust. From recent more severe melt cycles?

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