Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Back side of eldorado

Route & General Observations

Snowboarding was great. Nice soft blower pow. Snow failed when I dropped into the ravine. Seemed to be wind loaded and failed when I dropped the windlip and landed on a thin spot. Snowboarded out of the way no one caught or buried.
Also had another slide happen on our way out. Similar scenario and same aspect and slope, loaded ravine that looked to be a wind slab that stepped down to the ground. No one caught or buried.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect West
Elevation 4300ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 24inWidth 25ft
Vertical Run 60ft  
Avalanche Details

Looks to have failed at a thin spot and went to ground.

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