Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: MicroDot Peak, West Shoulder, South Aspect

Route & General Observations

Approach via Rae-Wallace basin from Independence Bowl Parking Lot. Evidence of surface wind crust. At pit location, winds 20G37. Descent from 4480′ on south aspect found icy conditions.

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Observer Comments


Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Strong winds, broken skies with occasional sun. Temp was 25 F.

Snow surface

Dust on crust with occasional recycled powder in more protected spots.


See photo below for pit information.

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