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Mandible IX

Lake Tahoe

The most wide open Mandible run

Freeride Skiing Easy

1.3 km
0 m
143 m
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.5 km
Mandible IX Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be easy. It's extremely remote, it features low exposure (e1) and is typically done between December and April. From a low point of 2.3 km to the maximum altitude of 2.5 km, the route covers 1.3 km, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 143 vertical metres of descent.


Of all the Mandible runs, this is the one most suited for beginners. It's very wide open and it's pitch is appropriately gentle.



Wide gentle slopes at around 20 degrees or less.

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 December and April


  • Face
  • Trees
  • Walk Required

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