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Beaver Bowl is the next bowl past Wolverine as you head north from Summit Express.

The bowls along the mountain top have always been part of Alpine Meadows terrain, and they now call them the Pacific Crest Bowls.

Take Wolverine Saddle past Wolverine Bowl and Idiot's Delight.

You are paralleling the Pacific Crest hiking trail along the ridge.

You will pass a ridge top rocky knob that is the end of Idiot's.

Pass by the next entrance / run which is called South Beaver and proceed past some rocky spine cliff areas to the main part of Beaver Bowl.

There is frequently a large cornice up here and it's usually smaller to the left and easier to get in as well.

Beaver is a large steep bowl that is popular on powder days when it is open.

Choose your line and head down Beaver Bowl until you reach the bench at the end of the bowl where it flattens.

You will see Kangaroo chair below you and you can take the Kangaroo run down to the base.

Watch out for avalanches and avalanche debris in this entire area.