Followed the PCT to about where it intersects with the Commonwealth Basin Trail and then headed up through the trees. Stayed in the trees on the way up/down between the open slopes on Kendall.
Jan. 12, 2017, 9:30 a.m. PST
Weather: Sunny, ~15F, light winds out of the east once above the treeline
Snowpack: Dug a quick pit at 5300' on a WSW aspect. Got the wind slab to fail a few times at ~30cm at CT9 with Q1.
Observation by Larry Colagiovanni
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No