Date of Observation: 01/11/2016
Aspect: North East, East
Snowpack: 32º slope, ENE Aspect @ 11,200’ near Gothic. SkiPen: 15cm; BootPen: 50cm; HS 115; 0-10cm sintered DH; 10-30cm F+ Facets; 30-100cm SLAB, 1F at bottom, 4F at top; 1cm of sun crust; top 15cm recent storm snow, fist hard. ECTP (15) (x3) failing within facets about 25cm from ground. The slab popped right out.
We skied the slope and didn’t observe any signs of instabilities.