Test pit at 12,100' on NNE aspect above Nambe Chutes. Top 30cm of snowpack was a knife-hardness windslab. Beneath that, varied from 1F to 4F hardness over about 50cm of depth. Base of snowpack was about 50cm of faceted snow.
Unreactive on ECT (ECTX), but shovel shear test with moderate pressure revealed an uneven break on a graupel layer.