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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 01.11.18 Name: VandenBos Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Spring-King Divide Observed Terrain:   Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 5cm HST: Sky: X Precip: S1 Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind:
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport:
 Comments: Light snowfall picked up into the afternoon, snowing close to S2 by 1530. Calm winds at ~9,000' but wind was audible above on the ridge.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
 Comments: None observed, poor visibility.
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results:
OBVIOUS SIGNS OF INSTABILITY
 Marked with checkmark if observed:
 Cracking (isolated)    
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Confidence: Trend:
 Comments (aspects and elevations of instability, etc): Upper end of moderate for the terrain that I covered, but it was a quick tour and I stuck to the trees and didn't get up into any wind affected terrain. I'd have to imagine that shit might be getting ready to hit the fan up high.