Avalanche: Hatcher Pass


Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Dry Loose SnowAspect South Southeast
Elevation 4000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 8inWidth 200ft
Vertical Run 1000ft  
Avalanche Details

Loose snow avalanche triggered from below, just above the road. That propagated several other realse points in an eastern direction across the face. Some slid across the road.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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12 inches of new snow. Warm morning.