Ski School Chute

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

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

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
223 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
130 m
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
2.8 km
Gradient
39˚
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Description

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.

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

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, November, December

Features

  • Cliffs

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