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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.19.18 Name: VandenBos - OFF DUTY Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Galena Peak Observed Terrain:   Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: HST: Sky: Precip: Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind:
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport:
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Persistent Slab

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Terrain
  Primary Concern Comments: 
 
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wind Slab

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Terrain
  Problem 2 Comments: 
 
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wet Loose

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  Problem 3 Comments: Solar initiated wet and dry loose. I saw some little dribbles today. Mostly a hazard where it could trigger a secondary slide.
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results:
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Confidence: Trend:
FILE ATTACHMENTS

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