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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 03.29.19 Name: Savage Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Carbonate Mt Observed Terrain:  5300-6700', all but due north Zone/Region:  Wood River Valley
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: 0 Sky: FEW Precip: Temps: 40s F at trailhead 1500hrs
 Ridgeline Wind: Light and Gusty from the W
 Blowing Snow: None Snow Available for Transport: None
 Comments: I was out from 1500-1800 hrs.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
None Reported
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: 0-100cm 
 Upper Pack: Crusts and corn: never softened on E/NE above about 6000', perfect corn on NW-W-SW (2-8cm soft/wet snow at surface), south face was shady and refreezing when I came down. 
 Middle Pack: Mostly melt freeze crystals, frozen and supportable. 
 Lower Pack: Not thoroughly observed, but mixed bag of melt freeze and old crusts and facets undergoing melt freeze cycles.  
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wet Loose

Layer/Depth:
5-10cm

Likelihood of Triggering
Sensitivity:
Unreactive

Spatial Distribution:
Widespread
Terrain
  Primary Concern Comments: No issues today. Last night's freeze was solid, and the snowpack was quite supportable - even where very thin.
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: None performed
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Very Good Confidence: HIGH Trend:
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Nice to have overnight temperatures dip well below freezing while skies were clear. This made for nice corn conditions in the South Valley. Hopefully it freezes hard again tonight.