South side route.
April 20, 2015, 9:30 a.m. PST
Weather: Clear and hot. Seems like it did freeze overnight. Warmed up quickly after sun hit ridge at about 8 am.
Snowpack: Mostly stable with some water on top part of snowpack
Area Description: Roller balls above crater rock as well as a small loose slide near the bottom of the pearly gates. Looks like from Sunday 4-19. Also, some debris just east of illumination saddle. Snow firm on skin up, didn't transition well through corn stage-mostly just firm then slush. Looks like conditions will be good for another day of VERY early climbing on south side route.
Did you see any avalanches? No
Did you trigger any avalanches? No
Was anyone caught in an Avalanche? No