Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: West shoulder of MicroDot

Route & General Observations

Toured up west shoulder of MicroDot to 4200′. See avy photos below from 3/27-3/29 made of massive slides on NE faces from Marmot Fishhook Parking Lot and from bench on west shoulder of MicroDot.

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

Photos of 3/27-3/29 storm cycle releases on NE faces.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Bluebird, light winds fro SE, air temps at 28F on Marmot but much hotter reflective temps on snow surface on MicroDot.

Snow surface

On MicroDot, 1" of dust on supportable surface.

Photos & Video
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