Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: arc angel valley

Route & General Observations

rapid warming, all aspects sun affected

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Wet SlabAspect Southwest
Elevation 4000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 16inWidth 60ft
Vertical Run 200ft  
Avalanche Details

Skied south facing aspect earlier in the morning released slow moving wet loose snow, later in the evening around 7 pm skier triggered avalanche on a south west facing aspect multiple crowns, heating rocks on aspect. Very fast moving and heavy wet snow. Triggered about a foot below skier.

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Observer Comments

rapid warimg

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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sunny very warm in the afternoon, slowly cooled down in th eevening

Snow surface


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