Avalanche: Hatcher Pass

Location: Road Observation - Skyscraper

Route & General Observations

General Observations from road – major wet slide activity on Skyscraper, Marmot, and Rae Wallace. Heard a slide, containing rock, on Rae Wallace from the parking lot.

Avalanche Details
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Trigger NaturalRemote Trigger No
Avalanche Type Wet Loose SnowAspect North Northwest
ElevationunknownSlope Angleunknown
Crown DepthunknownWidthunknown
Vertical Rununknown  
Red Flags
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Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Very warm despite fog and cloud cover. Definite greenhouse affect. No wind, temps in upper 30s at IM parking lot, light showers and mist down lower.

Snow surface