Date of Observation: 04/04/2016
Name: Zach Guy
Aspect: North, North East, South East
Elevation: 9,100-12,100 ft
Avalanches: No signs of instability observed except skier triggered pinwheels on ENE aspects NTL and a handful of wet loose that ran sometime in the past three days on various sunbaked slopes, uncertain of their timing.
Weather: Very warm, moderate SW wind, few clouds increased to broken through the day.
Snowpack: Freewater accelerating deeper into the snowpack, with unsupportive wet grains observed on SE NTL and E/ENE BTL this afternoon (Boot pen was knee to waist deep in wet snowpack).
Targeted profiles on suspect persistent slab slopes showed variable results on the March 6th facet layer below a faceting or wetting slab. See photo captions below for profile/test results.