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ADVANCED OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 02.02.18
 Drainage/Route:   Observed Terrain:   Zone/Region:  other - North east of Cape Horn
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: HST: Sky: X Precip: RH Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Moderate from the SW
 Blowing Snow: L Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: 135cm 
 Upper Pack: 20cm of new snow from the last few days. Small weak crust underneath  
 Middle Pack: Multiple layers of crusts and some facet layers 
 Lower Pack: Today crust sits at 35cm and is about 3cm thick still with facets to the ground under it. They are starting to round was able to make a ball with them. 
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: ECTN23 @ 85cm SW @ 8,000ft
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Fair Confidence: MODERATE Trend: Improving
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Snow was very soggy below 7500ft it was even raining on us at 7200-6800 ft. Climb to 8700ft snow was much better up high. Saw no signs of recent avalanches in this area. Ridges and ridge tops had seen a lot of wind in this area. HS was 135cmand we got ECTN23 @ 85cm on a small layer of facets beneath an thin weak crust. On a 32 degree slope on SW aspect. Things were warm saw lots of roller balls on NE aspects at 8500 ft.
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Cornices are getting large