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West Ridge

Lake Tahoe

Fun ridge run off Sub-peak

Freeride Skiing Moderate

659 m
0 m
204 m
Low Point
2.5 km
High Point
2.7 km
West Ridge Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between December and April. From a low point of 2.5 km to the maximum altitude of 2.7 km, the route covers 659 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 204 vertical metres of descent.


West Ridge is a very fun route down Sub-peak that starts off a bit narrow and rocky, but quickly widens into a very enjoyable that often holds untouched snow. You'll eventually merge onto The Creek Trail which'll take you to the Hawkins Base



Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between December and April


  • Face
  • Trees
  • Walk Required

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