Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Microdot

Route & General Observations

Toured up microdot early this morning. Breezy in the parking lot calm higher up. Cold.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Dry Loose SnowAspect East Southeast
Elevation 4500ftSlope Angle 41deg
Crown DepthunknownWidth 40ft
Vertical Run 300ft  
Avalanche Details

dry loose avalanche triggered by snowboarder. No one caught or carried

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

Several recent natural and human triggered avalanches in the mid and upper elevations in steep terrain.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Clear skies, calm winds higher up, light breeze below 4000ft, -10° F early getting up to -4° around 11am

Snow surface

Slight signs of wind affect, soft snow. Some areas held a faint wind skin

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