Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Microdot, south side

Route & General Observations

Skinned up pre-existing skin track to lower knobs of Microdot. Dug pit at 4000ft SSW 28 degree slope angle. Snow depth was 70cm. Shovel sheer showed week layer at 35cm. ECTN 28 Q2-3 @ 30cm. Basel fasets were compressed or bonded, not sure. Partly cloudy, calm winds.

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Observer Comments


Weather & Snow Characteristics
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No new snow. Blue this morning with increasing clouds after noon. Calm winds. Around 20 degrees farenheit.

Snow surface

Settled powder. Seems to be drying out and consolidating.


ECTN 28 Q2-3 @30cm (old/new interface)
4000ft elevation
28 degree slope