Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Above gold mint parking lot

Route & General Observations

We were the only ones skiing above gold mint parking lot for the day. Took 4 runs as the graupel skiing got deeper and deeper. HS 120-170cm Dug a small pit to check layering snd didn’t do any tests. See video.

HS 168cm
162-168 cm New snow- all graupel
150cm Old sun crust with graupel above and below
134cm Drizzle crust
100-134 cm Buried NSF below
100cm Melt freeze crust
5-6mm chain linked Basel facets bottom 80cm of snowpack

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