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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.17.17 Name: Wieland Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Bench Wx Station->Triangle Observed Terrain:  7-8600' Zone/Region:  Sawtooth Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 2cm HST: 2cm Sky: BKN Precip: Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Light and Gusty from the N
 Blowing Snow: None Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
 Comments: Small squalls around the Boulders in PM
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: 94cm on North @ 8600' 
 Upper Pack: A few cm's fresh snow capping up to 20cm FC on north. New snow sitting over a few cm's FC over crust on E.  
 Middle Pack: Crusts with surrounding facets. 
 Lower Pack: Found a generally strong basal snowpack in limited obs around 8600'. 
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: ECTN's down 24cm on FC below crust.
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Good Confidence: Trend:
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: No problems in terrain traveled today, but things could get wild once/if we place a load on weak surface facets and crusts.
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