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ADVANCED OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 02.23.19 End Date: 02.23.19
 Drainage/Route:  TOP OF GALENA NORTH WEST SIDE OF TITUS RIDGE Observed Terrain:  8000 Zone/Region:  Sawtooth Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: HST: Sky: OVC Precip: S1 Temps: 15
 Ridgeline Wind: Moderate and Steady from the SW
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
 Comments: VERY NICE DAY, SOME WIND AND SNOW
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 1 GALENA Older than a week 2 NW 7000 COULD HAVE BEEN FROM SNOW PLOWS
 Comments: STEEP WALL JUST OVER THE RAILING ON HWY 75 NORTH SIDE OF GALENA JUST BELOW OBSERVATION PULLOUT
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: NEVER WENT THAT HIGH 
 Upper Pack: FRESH SNOW AND WIND ON RIDGES 
 Middle Pack: FRESH SNOW AND WIND TRANSPORTING 
 Lower Pack: FRESH SNOW 
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Deep Persistent Slab

Layer/Depth:
50CM

Likelihood of Triggering
Sensitivity:
Reactive

Spatial Distribution:
Isolated
Where did you find this problem?
  Primary Concern Comments: 
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: ECTP 23 UNDER CRUST FACETED CRYSTAL 50 CM DOWN UNDER THE CRUST LAYER
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Fair Confidence: MODERATE Trend: Worsening
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