The Fingers

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

Series of chutes located in Wagon Wheel Bowl off of Chair 6

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
490 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
210 m
Low Point
2.6 km
High Point
2.8 km
Gradient
39˚
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Description

Series of chutes located in Wagon Wheel Bowl that gives the skier many options for staightlines, tight turns or chute that have mandatory air.

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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