Traveled to right above Edith Creek, on a ridge that's between the Golden Gate trail and Skyline trail.
281 WNW aspect
28 degree slope
80cm foot penetration
On a column test, CT3 produced an easy collapse about 10cm down and CT9 produced another about 40cms down.
Shovel shear test produced a 40cm Q1 SC.
Lots of trees have very little snow on the side that faces east. With moderate easterly winds, all on that snow is being transported elsewhere and lots of wind slabs being produced. Lots of surface hoar everywhere.