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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.06.17 Name: Davis, O'Connor Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Senate Peak Observed Terrain:  7,300-10,500', S-W-N Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: 22 cm Sky: CLR Precip: Temps: n/o
 Ridgeline Wind: Moderate and Intermittent from the NE
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
 Comments: Snow pluming off high ridgelines and peaks in the Boulders. Winds eased by mid-morning to light from the NE.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
 Comments: No new avalanche observations. Some wet loose slides from yesterday, sprinkled in around the southern Boulders.
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: West @ 10,100': 95 cm 
 Upper Pack: 20 cm HST above 10 cm settled DF from (11/27). 
 Middle Pack: Thanksgiving crust.  
 Lower Pack: A couple thin ice lenses in strong snow to the ground. <2mm FC at the ground, moist.  
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: ECTN's with easy-mod force at new/old interface. ECTN's with mod force above Thanksgiving crust.
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Good Confidence: HIGH Trend: Improving
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Good, soft snow and skiing in sheltered W-N. Surprised by overall lack of wind slabs found along this ridge. Wet slides did not become a concern.