Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Eldorado Bowl and Marmot/Vice President

Route & General Observations

Toured up the road to document recent avalanches and tour up Eldorado. This obs includes pics from the remotely triggered avalanche on Marmot/Vice President’s on 3/3. I also observed several new persistent slabs human triggered today on steep south aspects in Eldorado Bowl, directly adjacent to yesterdays avalanche.

Contact, Location & General Observations
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Forecaster Comments

Avalanches from Eldorado happened today/ Saturday 3/4.
Avalanche pictures from Vice Presidents happened on Friday 3/3.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SnowboarderRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect South Southeast
Elevation 4000ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Run 600ft  
Avalanche Details

Observed several new human triggered slab avalanches that occurred today in upper Eldorado Bowl on South aspects between 4000-4400' today. These avalanches were directly adjacent, same aspect and elevation to the slab that was triggered yesterday. See todays forecast for information here: https://hpavalanche.org/forecast/hatcherpass/03-04-2023/
It appears that each run an avalanche was triggered.
Not sure if anyone was caught and carried or injured.

Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

Yup, lots of recent avalanches on southerly aspects. 6 new avalanches reported on Friday and at least 4 today/Saturday.

Photos & Video
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