Our first pit at 2300' was pretty shallow, with only about 70cm (28") total snowpack depth. The new snow from this week seemed to be bonding less well to the ice crust than when it first fell. We did not get propagation on this layer, but if failed on 13 taps on our extended column test (ECT N 13). The facets on the ground were moist at this elevation and were not reactive in our instability tests.
Further up along the ridge at 3600' we also had a hard time finding a deep spot to dig a pit. We probed around below the skin track and found many areas with 30-60 cm total snowpack depth. We eventually found a spot that was about 100cm deep, with about 25 cm of new snow over a much stronger base. In general the middle of the snowpack was consistent and did not have any notable weak layers. At the ground we found the 1-2mm facet layer that was still dry. We didn't have any propagating results in our ECT, but the overall thinness of the snowpack combined with the poor structure of the facet layer at the ground made me think that we need to continue paying attention to this layer for awhile longer.