Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Pinnacle, SW face

Route & General Observations

While skiing on the north side of the E-W ridge south of the marked location we observed a naturally (solar) triggered wet loose avalanche that entrained significant snow and ran to the valley bottom nearly covering the skin track. 3pm, warm day, strong solar input, released at rock band of pinnacle summit block

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Wet Loose SnowAspect West Southwest
Elevation 5300ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Run 900ft  
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