Disgusting Trees

Crested Butte

A thick tree run through the steep trees that separate Slot Rocks and Sock it to Me Ridge.

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
271 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
147 m
Low Point
3.1 km
High Point
3.2 km
Gradient
40˚
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Description

Disgusting Trees is a steep, overwhelmingly thick tree run in area that separates Slot Rocks and the Sock it to Me Ridge. If you aren't a nimble skier, you probably won't like it here. However, Disgusting Trees holds great snow if you can navigate through the minimal spaces in the trees, it can make for an awesome run. Access Disgusting Trees by skiing left from the Picture Perfect Glades and the upper Slot Area until you're in thick trees. Or from the skier's left side of The Edge. The trees are less thick closer to the Slot Rocks, or you can find some alleys on the far skiers left closer to Sock it to Me.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

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

Features

  • Trees

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