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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 01.09.18 Name: VandenBos Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Mushroom Ridge Observed Terrain:   Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: HST: 8cm Sky: X Precip: S-1 Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Calm
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport:
 Comments: Lightly snowing through afternoon, with occasional periods of up to S-1. Dead calm up high.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
 Comments: No activity observed, poor visibility
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Persistent Slab

Layer/Depth:


Likelihood of Triggering
Sensitivity:


Spatial Distribution:

Terrain
  Primary Concern Comments: 
 Comments: Without winds nor huge snow totals, persistent slabs remain primary concern. Wind slabs would likely become an issue with some sustained winds
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: ECTN 5 and 7 down 13cm (1/6). ECTN 21 and 24 down 42 cm (12/19). PST 48/100 END down 42cm
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Confidence: Trend: