Boundary Chutes

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

East facing chutes down to Emigrant Lake

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
509 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
124 m
Low Point
2.6 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
37˚
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Description

East Facing shots down to Emigrant Lake. From Chair 15, follow the boundary line of Fawn Ridge and then beyond the boundary, descend down one of the many short chutes above Emigrant Lake. Being directly East facing, the snow can be extremely variable. After descending a chute, you will encounter a traverse line that heads to the left and back to the resort.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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