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Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Wimp Bowl

Date:
Observer:
Route & General Observations

15cm of low density snow on top of old wind slab. Appears to be bonding poorly.

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

Lots of whumphing when you stepped off the established skin track. I'm assuming this is the Facets above the MF crust.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Weather

Clear, Light winds, -1.1C, No Precipitation.

Snow surface

Decomposing snow, and wind transported snow

Snowpack

15cm of fist hard snow on top of old wind slab. Appears to be bonding poorly. No Formal tests.