Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Microdot lowest bench

Route & General Observations

Toured around low elevation terrain in Independence Mine area.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

Mostly sunny to sunny conditions, calm winds less than 5 mph. Temperatures 10s to 20s during the day.

Snow surface

10-20 cm settled snow. Breakable crust 10-20 cm below surface, crust required moderate effort with snow saw to break but was easily broken while skiing.


HS = 150 cm. CT13Q3 down 20 cm (130 cm) on below 1F hard crust. ECTX text on same test pit.