Analysing terrain data
The exposure grade does not take into account objective hazards (stone fall, seracs…) 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.
From White Pine trailhead follow the road then trail to Red Pine Canyon, cross the bridge and skin up into Maybird Drainage, head up and over the Maybird/Hogum Divide.
From here ski down to the base of The Sliver, and boot up The Sliver. At the top of Thunder ridge find the entry which holds a small patch of small scrubby pine trees.
Work through the trees which is the crux.
This is a 1,700 foot run that starts at 45 degrees and mellows out into the thirties.
The chute lessens in pitch and opens up nicely allowing bigger and faster turns as you descend into the glorious finishing bowl.