Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Microdot SE face

Route & General Observations

Tour up microdot. Deteriorating visibility. Test pit on face at 4500 ft ECTP23.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect Southeast
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Run 300ft  
Near Miss / Accident Details
Number Caught/Carried? 1Number Partially Buried? 1
Number Fully Buried?0Number Injured?0
Number Fatalities?0  
Avalanche Details

First snowboarder down slope in deteriorating visibility. Soft slab broke above rider after he stopped above change in terrain. Soft slab broke above and carried over rocks in gulley. Partial burial with self rescue.

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