Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Hatch Peak

Route & General Observations

Mostly cloudy, scattered storms. Observed no new avalanches, except for the previously mentioned one on Bennet ridge from a few days ago.

Red Flags
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Observer Comments

None noticed

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Dumping 1"+/hr around 8pm for 1 hr. Strong winds on Ridge top for 1 ish hr. Well below freezing.

Snow surface

Wet pow at the parking lot, drying out with elevation.


No pits. Some surface cracking, about 7" out from skis. Noticeable density change about 8" down, dry snow to older wetter snow. Much deeper snow in leeward aspects.

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