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PROFESSIONAL OBSERVATION FORM
 Start Date: 04.07.17 Name: VandenBos, Wieland Operation: SAC
 Drainage/Route:  Titus Ridge -> Lower Titus WX Station. Then, Mushrom Ridge Observed Terrain:  7,600-9,700' Zone/Region:  Smoky & Boulder Mountains
WEATHER OBSERVATIONS
 HN24: 15cm HST: 20cm Sky: X Precip: S2 Temps:
 Ridgeline Wind: Moderate and Intermittent from the NW
 Blowing Snow: I Snow Available for Transport:
 Comments: Intermittent snowfall to S-2. Rain/snow line around 7,000'. Intermittent winds gusting to strong.
AVALANCHE OBSERVATIONS
 No. Location Date Size Type Trigger Aspect Elevation Comments
 3 Titus Ridge Today 1 SS N E 9,000' Noted a few small, thin windslabs that had released naturally on steeper, wind loaded slopes.
AVALANCHE PROBLEM ASSESSMENT
Avalanche Characteristics
Character/Avalanche Problem:
Wind Slab

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STABILITY TESTS
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SNOW STABILITY
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