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SIMPLE OBSERVATION FORM
 Date: 11.19.17
 Location:  Copper Tour Zone/Region:  Banner Summit
 Activity:   Skiing
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 Comments: Nothing reactive on a pit on 25 deg, WSW facing slope at ~8600. HST100cm. CTN/ECTX. Two areas of density change from 4F to P at new/old snow interface at about 40 cm from surface and another at 60 cm from surface. New/old snow interface bonding well with rounded grains. Base snow layer bonding well to dirt with wet rounds. No buried facet layers observed, however in sheltered areas with light wind surface hoar was starting.

NE Saddle skiing well. Similar conditions observed, hasty handpits revealed similar snow layers. No avalanche activity or signs observed.

No avalanche activity observed other than cornice debris in North couloir, no crowns.

Low on Newman Lake exit small point releases with slough.
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