Dug a pit at the cross on Gastineau to a depth of 1m from surface. Elevation: 2,000′, Aspect: 260°, Dip: 20°.
Snow Depth: 250cm
CT: No result
ECT: No result
Shovel sheer of the CT and ECT blocks resulted in a clean break with little effort at 195cm. Was unable to get a result on this layer with the CT or ECT test.
Crust layer on the snow surface was 17cm thick.
Rain runnels were visible all the way up to the gold peak summit.
Recent avalanche debris could be seen in bear valley.