Travelled up and down through well-anchored terrain <30 degrees on the east-facing slope off weather station peak avoiding connected terrain as much as possible. (10k-9.3K). Ski penetration still deep into facet layer breaking trail. Ski turns boot top with a defined bottom. Very little wind deposition on lees. Trees up high still holding snow. Stellar heads up day.
Observed Avalanche Problem #1:
Upper elevation, 9-10K. E-SE aspect @9300'. We rated likelihood to be stubborn as we poked around this area. Quick pit revealed CT11Q2 RP and ECTP10Q2RP. Both 50cm down on buried facet layer.
Observed Avalanche Problem #2:
Lee side of ridges approaching weather station. Infrequent settling. Stubborn to unreactive. 10-30cm deep. Hardness 1F+.