Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Below Eldorado Bowl

Route & General Observations

Recent new snow has improved ski conditions. Old hard windslabs can still be felt under the new snow, and makes skinning difficult on steep slopes.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments


Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Mostly Cloudy, mild temps, light winds.

Snow surface

4-6 inches of "new" snow from the last few small storms.


Dug pits in three different locations/aspects in the Independence Bowl area. Found similar snowpack structure, snow depth and test results in all pits.

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