Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Micro Dot Bench

Route & General Observations

AAS Avy 1 group traveled up to Micro Dot bench with the goal of making observations and conducting travel tests and a complete snow pit profile.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

Recent winds

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Winds started to pick up, blowing surface snow, 15mph gusts at 3500ft. Observed snow blowing off of ridge tops. -2C air temp at 3500ft. Overcast skies.

Snow surface

Observed 6" of new snow. Snow blowing on surface.


Excellent powder snow for skiing. Refer to pit profile picture.

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