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Ski School Chute


Lake Tahoe

Classic early season overhanging chute that funnels into Jim's Run

Freeride Skiing Difficult

223 m
0 m
130 m
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
2.8 km
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This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between November and April. From a low point of 2.7 km to the maximum altitude of 2.8 km, the route covers 223 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 130 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 3.2 and Labande grade 4.


Classic early season overhanging chute that funnels into Jim's Run. The entrance can have a cornice and be extremely steep. It will flatten in the chute but can be narrow in the early season and generally is better to fly out of the chute with speed.



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.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between November and April


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