Thunderbowl Rights

Kirkwood

Lake Tahoe

Steep bowl that is out of bounds from Glove Rock to the skier's left of Palisades Ridge

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
454 m
Ascent
9 m
Descent
177 m
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
2.8 km
Gradient
40˚
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Description

Steep bowl that is out of bounds from Glove Rock to the skier's left of Palisades Ridge. Great powder run but make sure you stay the right so you do not have to hike back up to Palisades Ridge. Area has some rock features on the skier's right.

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

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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