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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 01.27.19 Name: Savage Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  glassing Ketchum-Sawtooth overlook and from top of Baldy Observed Terrain:  a lot visually, little pyhsically Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: 0 Sky: FEW Precip: Temps: 30s and 40s F
 Ridgeline Wind: Strong and Gusty from the NW
 Blowing Snow: L Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
 Comments: Wind wasn't doing much until noon, then ramped up quickly. Moving snow at top of Baldy, on higher peaks in the Boulders, Norton Peak etc. Sky cover went from CLR to mostly cloudy from about 1300 to 1600 hrs around Baldy to Galena Summit area.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 many Boulders Today 1 WL N S alpine Many small D1-1.5 WL on W-SE-S-SE slopes where very steep + rocky.
  North Fork Wood River Within past week 3 U N S 10200 Probably older slide from last Sunday as per Ben but not sure as I haven't seen photos or reports of it. Slide is just over 2 miles W of Kent Peak on same ridge.
 2 Eagle Ck headwaters Within past week 2 U N W 9600 Unknown release date, but haven't seen reports of it yet. Probably not in the past couple days.
  N Fork Wood River/Durrance-Big Casino Within past week 2 U U E 8500 Unknown date of release. May be natural, may be remote skier triggered.
  Gladiator/Senate Ck Within past week 2.5 U N SW 9800 Older slide, but no photos of it in obs yet. Debris and track had snowfall on them.
  Murdoch Within past week 2.5 U N W 9300 No idea when this happened, haven't seen it reported?
 Comments: Impossible for me to judge when all these slides happened. Whenever I've been looking at these area, light has been poor or non-existent until this afternoon.
STABILITY TESTS
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SNOW STABILITY
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FILE ATTACHMENTS

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Durrance area, but farther out ridge upstream in N Fork Wood River.

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Eagle Creek headwaters slide.

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North Fork Big Wood

190127_Senate-Gladiator_persistentslabs.jpg
Older slide from last weekend/Monday

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Murdoch Ck