Open skiing to an awesome fast straightline

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Exposure

Exposure

The exposure grade does not take into account objective hazards (stone fall, seracs, etc) but only the consequences of the skier falling.

Low Exposure (E1): Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Medium Exposure (E2): As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

High Exposure (E3): In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

Extreme Exposure (E4): In case of a fall, the skier faces certain death.

Medium Exposure (E2)As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Description

Kniel's is a two part line.

In the top, you get wide open skiing around widely spaced trees.

The lower part is a fast straightline that could have an air in the top.

The lower part of Kniel's can get sun baked, but it's usually really fun when the snow warms up.

The upper part mostly stays cold.

Get to the Skier's Traverse North from the Bridger hike, and drop in heading just a little left of fall line.

You will get about 500ft of great turns with options for little airs the whole way down.

The slope starts to mellow out a little ahead of a horizon, take a hard right.

This will take you to a South facing ramp just above the Kniel's pointer.

You can keep heading South if you want and get into lower Two Way.

You will be looking directly down Kniel's and from here it's straightforward.

Take a little air into the pointer, and hold on for another 30ft before you bust out into the wide open apron leading to the North Bowl Road.