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ADVANCED OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 11.28.17
 Drainage/Route:  Avy ridge area Observed Terrain:  S,SE,E Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: HST: Sky: CLR Precip: Temps: 20-30d
 Ridgeline Wind: Moderate and Steady from the S
 Blowing Snow: M Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
 Comments: Wind blowing from SE on highest peaks
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 no
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS:  
 Upper Pack: Dust on crust.1-2 pencil layers with 2-4cm layers under 10cm of new. Boot pen 10-15cm Very hard layers 
 Middle Pack: Fist layer  
 Lower Pack: Able to make a snowball in bottom layer 40-50cm.  
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: no
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Very Good Confidence: HIGH Trend: Steady
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: The pencil layers separated by thin lighter layers. Concern later in year