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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.24.17 Name: VandenBos Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Galena Peak Observed Terrain:  7,300-11,100 Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: HST: 10-15cm Sky: VAR Precip: Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Moderate and Intermittent from the NW
 Blowing Snow: L Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
 Comments: Not much snow left for transport in the Boulders unless the wind really picks up and digs deeply into drainages. Winds blowing moderate, but only above ~10,500'. A bit brisk up top.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
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 Comments: Avalanche problems for observed terrain during Galena tour.
STABILITY TESTS
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SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Good Confidence: Trend: