Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Stairstep

Route & General Observations

Base of 16 mile run lot to Stairstep on Arkose ridge

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

No recent avalanches or red flags observed in weeks

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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27F @ noon @ 2700'
22F @ noon @ 3500'
19F @ noon @ 4500'

Snow surface

SH 4.0mm sitting on F hard 1/11 2" DF
snow surfaces varied from very isolated patches of soft snow up to 6" deep, dust on crust, wind scoured and exposed ice crust, sastrugi and lunar


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