Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Marmot avalanche road observations

Avalanche Details
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Trigger UnknownRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect South
Elevation 3600ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidth 150ft
Vertical Rununknown  
Avalanche Details

1-2 minute delay from initial passage through area until slide debris observed across roadway.

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

Recent Avalanches, Shooting Cracks

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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12+ inches of snow overnight into the late morning hours. High North/Northwest Winds

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