Kodak

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

Cliff and chute zone at the bottom of the Lower Cirque

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
205 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
86 m
Low Point
2.6 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
38˚
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Description

The cliff zone at the bottom of Lower Cirque. There are some chutes on the skier's left side that don’t require an air. CAUTION – As the trees get tight, the cliffs quickly approach. Ski this area slowly for safety.

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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