Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Skyscraper

Route & General Observations

First skier remote triggered wind slab. Crown 1.5 ft deep, 200 ft wide, ran over exposed cliffs. Party of 3 backed out back on the ridge unharmed.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Yes
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect East Southeast
Elevation 4300ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 18inWidth 200ft
Vertical Rununknown  
Events of the day

Several large whoomphs while going up. Skied similar aspects before on neighbor face feeling stable.

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