Chute 75 Alternate

Lake Tahoe

Palisades Tahoe

A nice option for Chute 75

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
274 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
161 m
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
2.4 km
Gradient
39˚
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Chute 75 Alternate Map

Description

Chute 75 alternate usually has an easier entry than the main Chute 75. It faces north-east and merges with Chute 75 about half way down Chute 75"s length. Ski down Rock Garden and bear right at the top after a few hundred yards. You will come to a ridge line and Chute 75 Alternate is below you. There will be a cliffs on the left that get bigger as you go down. The ridge line on your right can be rocky. As Chute 75 Alternate narrows, it merges with Chute 75, which you join further down. This is a fun, steep chute that can get some big bumps.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

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

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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