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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.08.17 Name: VandenBos Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Galena Peak Observed Terrain:  7,300-11,100' Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: HST: Sky: CLR Precip: Temps: warm
 Ridgeline Wind: Calm
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
 Comments: Quite warm at the lodge at 1500, warm and calm on summit at 1700.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wet Loose

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  Primary Concern Comments: 
 
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wind Slab

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STABILITY TESTS
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SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Good Confidence: Trend: