Observation: Hatcher Pass

Location: Snowbird

Route & General Observations

Hiked trail to snowbird pass. Not enough snow to tour yet. Skied from top of pass to hut. About 6-8 inches fresh snow over our weekend stay. Skied upper glaicer NW aspect, 25-35 slope angle, HS 75ish cm. Observed evidence of 10ish cm wind slabs in isloated areas in upper glacier, slightly variable conditions. Quick hand pits observed weak facet layer at bottom of pack. Still shallow pack in many areas, lots of exposed rocks and sharks, take your rock skis.

Weather & Snow Characteristics
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Overcast, 5-10mph winds, 30 degrees. Lighly snowing all weekend.

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