Death Canyon 2017

June 5, 2017
Some avy debris above Phelps Junction then dry to the very steep, snowy switchback slope below the cabin. Ice axe recommended. Snow cover is 100% after 2nd bridge into canyon.
June 4, 2017
In lower canyon several slopes of hard-packed avy debris with high-consequence falls necessitate ice axe, rigid boots, maybe crampons.