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Mandible III

Lake Tahoe

Similar to MII but has a cluster of trees to negotiate at the bottom

Freeride Skiing Moderate

767 m
0 m
143 m
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.5 km
Mandible III Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's extremely remote, it features low exposure (e1) and is typically done between January and April. From a low point of 2.3 km to the maximum altitude of 2.5 km, the route covers 767 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 143 vertical metres of descent.


This is not as steep as MII but has a slightly tricker finale.



Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.


4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

between January and April


  • Face
  • Trees
  • Walk Required

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