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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 03.04.18 Name: Wieland Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Baker Ck Observed Terrain:  6700-9300 Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: 0 Sky: BKN Precip: Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Light from the NW
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport:
 Comments: Clear sky in AM with clouds moving in over Smoky crest in afternoon.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
 Comments: Many in the Baker Ck drainage on SE-NW.
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: 230cm on E @ 9300 
 Upper Pack: 50cm settle PP from last storm.  
 Middle Pack: n/o 
 Lower Pack: n/o 
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:
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Crust on surface on steep S/SW. Many more avalanches observed at all elevations in Baker drainage. Areas above Baker Lake had faintly visible debris piles from paths that ran mid storm. Traveled under avalanche terrain and on a few low 30's slopes but still spent little time in these areas.
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