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SIMPLE OBSERVATION FORM
 Date: 11.13.17
 Location:  Titus ridge south of weather station Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
 Activity:   skier triggered 2 foot wind slab with 100 ft crown near top of ridge
AVALANCHES TRIGGERED
 Was it intentional?  no
 What type of avalanches?   Soft Slab
 What size?
 Size 2: Could bury, injure, or kill a person
 Size 3: Could bury and destroy a car, damage a truck, destroy a wood frame house, or break a few trees
 What Elevation?  at treeline
 What Aspect?   E
 Comments: Skier triggered large slab, 2 feet deep on wind loaded slope near ridgeline in rocky terrain south of the weather station, halfway to the next peak south of weatherstation . Triggered from edge of slope and stepped up 20 feet to propagate.Slide ran 400ft on at/near the ground. Similar aspect to the titus lake chutes where an ect of 22 the day before revealed a clean shear with energy near the ground(wind slab on facets).
There was impressive wind loading of these aspects on monday.
This crown is easily visible from the top of the titus lake chutes looking southwest.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 How Many?  1
 Trigger:   Human Triggered
 What type of avalanches?   Soft Slab
 What size?
 Size 3: Could bury and destroy a car, damage a truck, destroy a wood frame house, or break a few trees