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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.01.17 Name: Wieland Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Upper Titus Wx Station Observed Terrain:  8700-10,000 Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: 0 Sky: BKN Precip: Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Light from the SW
 Blowing Snow: None Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 1 Weather Station Bowl 1 N NE 9500' I dont believe this had been reported. Looks like debris covered a bit and crown filled in partially.
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: SE:70cm 
 Upper Pack: 5 cm Small FC/DF/PP on surface on firm crust. 
 Middle Pack: Thanksgiving crust sandwhich down 20cm. 
 Lower Pack: Moist FCxr near ground. 
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: ECTN 12 b/w crusts on FC.
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Confidence: Trend:
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Quick trip to wx station. No signs of instability or sluffing in new snow on very steep and seemed well bonded to crust like others saw. Surface was faceting some but not substantial. Like Ethan said, will need to keep an eye on Thanksgiving crust sandwhich.