No group travel today, was a beacon/ snow test and observation practice day. NVU AIARE II course. Multiple pits dug on all aspects except North and Northwest near tree line (at coyote yurt) on 10° slopes.
Test results yielded consistent failure as previously stated.
Roughly 4cm of precipitation observed.
Observed Avalanche Problem #1:
12/9 weak layer observed and tested. Consistent observations in multiple pit locations of initiation in small column test on 12/19 layer. 11/27 layer did not react in formal tests, however failed in destructive testing- A.K.A. Hulk Smash.