Date of Observation: 01/22/2017
Aspect: South West, West
Avalanches: just a few pin wheels off the skin tracks.
Weather: Clear skies and calm transitioned to scattered skies and calm. Temperature fell a little bit. This all occurred before 1PM.
Snowpack: Above the caves, west facing slopes had about 5 inches of fist hardness. No change in the snow while touring.
SW and S facing slopes developed a sun crust pretty quick this morning.
On a south west facing aspect, found one area near the aspen/blue spruce transition, where there was a 2 inch sun crust overlying 3 inches of fist hardness snow on top of another sun crust.