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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 03.23.17 Name: Wieland Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Headwaters Observed Terrain:  7400-8800 Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 0 HST: 0 Sky: CLR Precip: Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Light and Steady from the N
 Blowing Snow: None Snow Available for Transport: None
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 Several Headwaters Drainage 1 WL N NE 9100 Looks like the few inches released near rocks from lost bit of moisture.
SNOWPACK OBSERVATIONS
 HS: n/o 
 Upper Pack: Firm melt freeze in flats and going through mid-elevation trees. 1" dry powder found on shaded slopes above 8500'. Was there early today but surface was not warming very rapidly after overnight freeze and a cool breeze. Steep S/SW at 1300 were only about 1" of soft corn. Solars above 8500' had seen a m/f cycle and were starting to get larger grain growth.  
 Middle Pack: n/o 
 Lower Pack: n/o 
STABILITY TESTS
 Stability Test Results:
SNOW STABILITY
 Snow Stability Rating for your observed area: Very Good Confidence: Trend: