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SIMPLE OBSERVATION FORM
 Date: 02.20.19
 Location:  Galena summit Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
 Activity:   Skiing
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 How Many?  1
 Trigger:   Unknown
 What type of avalanches?   Hard 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?  8800
 What Aspect?   SE
 Comments: Just south of Galena Summit, this 300 foot wide, 3 foot deep slab ripped out and covered highway 75. The avalanche slid to the ground, and resulted in 15 - 20 foot deep debis covering 200-300 feet of the highway.
MESSAGE
 Comments: This slide may have been remotely triggered from the side by skiers. Skier tracks can be seen in the left side of an uploaded image.
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