Inversion layer at road level that burned off with the sun.
Started at parking lot at 11:30 am. 28° and sunny, 1” of powder at road level. A little punchiness noted around 1,700 elevation and up. No shooting cracks, no whumpfing, no glide cracks noted on main route. Some wind loaded cornices noted. Powder as deep as 9” on west face, on top of a slight crust.
Skiied down as the sun was setting, felt a little iciness below 1,500 elevation, especially on skin track. Back in the parking lot at 4:30.