Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: April Bowl

Route & General Observations

Headed up the road to Summit Pass and then up the ridge to access the top of April Bowl. Heading past $1000 Run I started to get whumpfing and shooting cracks. When I reached the North slope of April Bowl, I went out on a test slope, stomped once, and remote triggered an avalanche 30-50′ away. I headed back down the ridge to descend $1000 Run. See other reports for $1000 Run avalanche.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Yes
Avalanche Type UnknownAspect Unknown
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

Remote triggered via ski stomp 30-50' away. Pretty slow moving slide.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?Yes
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?Yes
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Bluebird. Felt quite warm in the sun. No wind.

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