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GET STARTED NOW! Follow the Hatcher Pass Avalanche Center at @H_P_A_C to get Twitter updates about changing conditions, reports of avalanche activity, and upcoming events. You can receive tweets on your mobile device. See something interesting in the backcountry? Tag your tweets with #H_P_A_C if you want us and the rest of the local avalanche community to see them.

Sign up for a free Twitter account if you don’t have one already
Go to and sign in
Search for H_P_A_C and click on Follow
To get notifications via text on your mobile device:

Go to and sign in
Go to Profile & Settings, upper right corner
Select Mobile. Enter your phone number and make sure Tweets from people you’ve enabled for mobile notifications is checked
From your phone, text the message follow H_P_A_C to 40404.
To quit getting text alerts:

You need to do that through Twitter – we don’t actually send you that message – we send it to Twitter and you have chosen to get our messages from Twitter. Go to, log in when you are asked, and scroll down to where you see HPAC. If you hover your cursor over the blue Following box, you will see the option to Unfollow. Click that to quit getting text alerts.