Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Snowbird glacier

Route & General Observations

Skied the Snowbird glacier N. aspect.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

None so far, maybe a poor base in the future if heavy snow comes or if strong warm winds form the facets into a slab/crust.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Sun is barely hitting the N. slope, some light wind effected spots.

Snow surface

Old snow, sugary facets varying from 4-10", spots where old tracks were are starting to become hard.

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