Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Microdot - South Side

Avalanche Details
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Trigger SkierRemote Trigger0
Avalanche Type Soft SlabAspect South
Elevation 4500ftSlope Angleunknown
Crown Depth 10inWidth 50ft
Vertical Run 80ft  
Avalanche Details

6th skier down south side of Microdot on the day skied into a more confined and lower depth area with a slight roll over triggering a small soft slab slide of the storm snow layer. Skier was able to traverse out of the slide to safe area.

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

Some avalanches on steeper wind loaded aspects on drive in, nothing on this aspect.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Calm wind, no clouds, temperature rising throughout the day into the "I wish I had shorts on" range.

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