Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: N side of ridge approaching April Bowl

Route & General Observations

Traveled up the standard $1000 run up track and up to hatch peak.

Obs. collected during an Anchorage Nordic Ski Patrol backcountry patrol.

Great day of skiing in the sun!

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

Air Temp = 22 degrees F

Snow surface

Wind effected snow, but still soft in most areas.

1-2mm surface hoar in sheltered areas


See attached photo for a few snow pack details and test results

30 degree slope
~4150' elevation
N to NE aspect

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