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Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: North side of Microdot.

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Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderAvalanche Type Soft Slab
Aspect NorthElevation 4500ft
Slope AngleunknownCrown Depth 14in
Width 100ftVertical Run 800ft
Avalanche Details

Depth of initial slab was the new snow I would guess. Small pocket at ridge probably only 50 feet wide but then lower triggered a slightly larger and maybe deeper pocket. Rode out ahead of slab to safe zone so did not get great view of how deep it was.

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

Recent avalanches, lots of debris that looked like they released during the storm.