Christmas Tree Valley

Lake Tahoe

Sierra-at-Tahoe

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Freeride Skiing Moderate

Distance
592 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
166 m
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
26˚
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Description

To get to Christmas tree valley, you need to cut in through some denser trees on the outskirts of this tree run before you emerge into a fairly open valley of smaller Christmas trees. If you manage to cut in high enough, you might see the cabin made out of logs (sometimes buried in the snow). It's great fun picking your way through these trees, and there's some sweet drops off some small to medium rocks, with (in general) good landings.

As with all tree runs, travel at least in pairs, wear a helmet, and have a plan.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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

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