The Aspen Ranger Station reports the snow level at 11,500', a thousand snowpacked feet below each of the passes.
We were thinking of a fast and light trek, but unless someone provides first hand info, we will be heading elsewhere.
Going up is seldom a problem. It the acceleration down which concerns me. Trail runners and, unfortunately, no TiCas.
I have done it in early October with no crowds. It is great.