Fin Zone

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

Fun technical area that leads into some large cliffs above Emigrant Lake

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
431 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
208 m
Low Point
2.6 km
High Point
2.9 km
Gradient
46˚
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Description

Located just to the skier's left of Boulevard Chute down the direct fall-line. You will find a technical and cliff exposed area with large rocky slabs that create snow platforms just above Emigrant Lake. CAUTION – This area require a lot of snow and a fall may lead over cliffs.

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

  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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