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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 12.06.16
 Drainage/Route:  Titus Observed Terrain:  TL, Alpine 8500 - 10000 Zone/Region:  Wood River Valley
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 2cm HST: Sky: OVC Precip: S-1 Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Calm from the NW
 Blowing Snow: Prev Snow Available for Transport: Large amounts
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 3 walthers Within past week 1 SS Nu NE 9600
 1 titus ridgeline Within past week 1 SS ASu E 9600 see photo. more of collection of shooting cracks without enough energy to run. just off ridge. appears was natural OR made by ski cut/ skin track just above.
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: 55 at S/ SW 9800 (see photo) , up to 75cm NE at 9600 
 Upper Pack: observed only on S, SW. 20ish cm of storm snow 
 Middle Pack: variable in distribution, but in a few locations buried SH seen at N/ O interface. LOC in a few stability tests and hand shears. ECTN12, 14.  
 Lower Pack: at S RG on top of wet FC. ECTN 23 at ground.  
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Storm Slab

Layer/Depth:
20-25

Likelihood of Triggering
Sensitivity:
Touchy

Spatial Distribution:
Specific
Terrain
  Primary Concern Comments: obs limited to areas with enough snow cover, mostly in fetch of last system
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: see above snowpack obs.
OBVIOUS SIGNS OF INSTABILITY
 Marked with checkmark if observed:
 Cracking (widespread)   Length: 100-150cm
 Collapsing (widespread) Depth: 20cm  
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Fair Confidence: HIGH Trend: Steady
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