Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: wimpy bowl

Route & General Observations

skied from 16 mile lot over towards wimpy bowl. deep trail breaking, lots of moose. poor visibility, good company.

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Observer Comments

signs of recent loose snow avalanches, cracking,and whumphing.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
Please provide details to help us determine the weather and snowpack during the time this observation took place.

11 degrees F
17 in plus new snow in last 24hrs
2-5mph wind from NNE

Snow surface

new snow


CT11 Q2 x 1

ECTP0 Q3 x 2

both on ground/depth hoar

both on ground, depth hoar