Hatcher Pass

Forecast Expired - 12/31/2018

Above 3,500ft Considerable

2,500 to 3,500ft Considerable

Below 2,500ftLow

Degrees of Avalanche Danger

Avalanche Activity

A remotely triggered avalanche occurred yesterday, 12/28, on the SE face of Hatch Peak. See more details in the observation HERE.

A small, human triggered wind slab avalanche was reported on Sunday 12/23. See observations HERE.

No other avalanches have been reported.



















NWS Rec Forecast HERE

State Parks Snow Report and Motorized Access information HERE

Additional Information


As strong winds continue, expect the avalanche hazard to continue to increase. Expect natural avalanches and human triggered avalanches to become more likely.

See yesterday’s avalanche advisory HERE.




The avalanche hazard has risen to  CONSIDERABLE today.

Recent new snow, strong winds and heavy wind loading will overload weak layers in the snowpack. Expects natural avalanches possible at mid to upper elevations.

See yesterday’s advisory HERE.



Mark your calendars for the annual Hatcher Pass Avalanche Workshop coming up on Saturday January 19th.