Analysing terrain data
Hike up the ridge past Bergman Bowl.
Near the summit directly below lies Patriot.
Be aware of avalanche conditions here, on a solid snowy day enjoy the steep pitch the top of Patriot has to offer then enjoy the tree ride out.
There can be rocks here so be aware.
The snow on this North facing slope stays a bit softer here.
To get back to lift access hike up the cat track along the ridge, then drop back into Bergman Bowl.
Ski with a buddy and be aware this area closes at 1:30.
A beacon is advised in Independence Bowl.