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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 03.03.17 Name: Savage Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Ohio Gulch/Big Wood River (rec trip) Observed Terrain:  5700-6700', W-N Zone/Region:  Wood River Valley
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: Sky: BKN Precip: Temps: 0C
 Ridgeline Wind: Light and Intermittent
 Blowing Snow: Snow Available for Transport: Small amounts
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS:  
 Upper Pack: 5-15cm DF or wind shards or mixed forms (DF and FC), then 1-3cm thick crust 
 Middle Pack: Not observed 
 Lower Pack: Not observed 
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wind Slab

Layer/Depth:
10-30cm

Likelihood of Triggering
Sensitivity:
Unreactive

Spatial Distribution:
Isolated
Terrain
  Primary Concern Comments: Not really any avalanche problems here today.
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results: None performed
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Very Good Confidence: HIGH Trend: