Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Skyscraper

Route & General Observations

Skinned up from independence mine towards sky scraper. Skied north aspect of ridge. Super fun!

Red Flags
Red flags are simple visual clues that are a sign of potential avalanche danger. Please record any sign of red flags below.
Obvious signs of instability
Recent Avalanches?Yes
Collapsing (Whumphing)?No
Cracking (Shooting cracks)?No
Observer Comments

A few glides at lower elevations.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Few clouds, -6 Celsius temps, with calm to light wind. Beautiful day!

Snow surface

Surface hoar


Fresh snow for first 30 cm. Pit showed non reactive facets, and a little depth hoar. Tests were CTN and ECTX.