Hike Route that starts from the Backcountry Gate

Statistics

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hrs

408

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6

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24

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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

This is the route that will allow you to access either Peak 10 or Peak 9 summits.

On the map, this route will continue to the summit of Peak 9.

It starts at the top of Twin Chutes Zone, and you must enter through the gate.

It will zig zag up and over the east ridge of Peak 9 then flatten out as you hike towards the Peak 9 Summit.

Near the Summit it will start to get steep again, and you will have to zig zag back up to reach it.

Visibility here can be tough and may change at any moment, Please be advised as this area is extremely exposed to high winds.