Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: North side of Hatch Peak

Route & General Observations

Standard uproute to Bennets Ridge enroute to Hatch Peak

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect NorthElevation 4400ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depthunknown
Width 1000ftVertical Run 1000ft
Avalanche Details

Avalanches on north face of Hatch Peak seemed to be about a day old. Debris extends to within a few meters of the crest of Bennets Ridge, i.e, into an area normally considered safe.

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