Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Marmot

Route & General Observations

Traveled toward 4068’ from parking lot across from Marmot. Plan to wrap around towards wimp bowl.
At ~1:30pm noticed a new avalanche behind us on Marmot, then a second at ~1:45pm several ridges to the north. Surface snow at our elevation ~2700’ could be made into snowballs unlike the previous 2 days.

An additional group with AAS started from the Gold Mint lot traveling towards Arkose, and dug a pit at the same location as obs from 3/11. Additional whoopf today at this location.

Arkose, 2000’ S/SE 22degrees ECTP4 @ 70cm down on facets below new storm snow.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger Unknown
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect South
Elevation 3500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 1inWidthunknown
Vertical Run 1500ft  
Avalanche Details

Slide 1: SE aspect, ~3500’ elevation
Slide 2: SW aspect, ~3000’ elevation

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