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.
Approximately 7 miles up the road in Big Cottonwood Canyon, park and head up the Mill A North drainage.
This is a winding gully that works its way up towards Mount Raymond.
Follow the gully for several miles until it widens and opens up.
From here cut off to the left/W and head towards the ridge.
Once you're on the ridge continue working your way along until you top out above Maxfield Basin.