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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 02.22.17 Name: Savage Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  glassing from HWY 75 Ketchum to Smiley Creek Observed Terrain:  all from highway Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 10-20cm? HST: ? Sky: VAR Precip: Temps: -3C on pass at 1500hrs
 Ridgeline Wind:
 Blowing Snow: Prev Snow Available for Transport: Large amounts
 Comments: increasing clouds to fully OVC by 1430hrs
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 Comments: Observed (4) recent D2 slides in Konra - most of them were noted and photographed in SVT obs. Also an estimated D2 sized debris pile in Casino area at Durrance (not sure if that's the D2.5 the SVT obs werre referring to...guessing it was). Interesting that no other obvious, fresh crowns were observed between SNRA HQ and Smiley Creek.
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results:
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Confidence: Trend:
BOTTOM LINE
 Comments: Lots of obvious wind loading at ridgelines and cross loaded areas. Evidence of more subtle wind-affect lower in paths but general impression was that the wind didn't "destroy" things. Only isolated wind-loading observed near the Cross and Titus Ridge up to the first knob/bump.