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SIMPLE OBSERVATION FORM
 Date: 02.17.19
 Location:  Warm Springs by Frenchman’s Bend Zone/Region:  Wood River Valley
 Activity:   Skiing
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 How Many?  3
 Trigger:   Natural
 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
 What Elevation?  Below treeline, released probably around 7500-8000
 What Aspect?   N, NE
 Comments: I had a chance to get a good look at the three avalanches on Warm Springs Road past the pacement yesterday when I skinned out to my house on Frenchman’s and went for a little tour to check out the conditions. The first is before the first bridge, has already been cleared and you have seen pics of it. Second right at the old tar paper shack shortly after the second bridge. Very wide, probably 12’ high, and ran all the way across the river to the hillside on the other side of the valley. Appears to have broken around 7500-8000. Can’t see crown well, even from hill across valley. Photos attached to this email are of that slide. Third slide shortly before Frenchman’s bend, 10-12 feet high, less wide, shorter run out. Not possible to see crown from valley or from the spot I went to across the valley.
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 Comments: The photos may be more helpful than my observations. Any questions or if you want to follow up, give me a call. Thanks!
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Second slide

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Second slide

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Second slide

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Second slide

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Third slide