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Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC) Avalanche Forecaster Tim Brown (cq) takes notes on his observations doing test in snow pack at Coon Hill, which stands about 11,150 feet in elevation, near Summit County in Colorado, Thursday, February 16, 2012. Tests at this area showed that there was a fairly hard slab of snow resting on weaker snow beneath making conditions which can lead to avalanches...Photo by Matt Nager