Do or Die trees

Winter Park

Winter Park Ski Area

Awesome tree section with some opportunities for air

Freeride Skiing Difficult

340 m
0 m
165 m
Low Point
3.1 km
High Point
3.2 km
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This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features low exposure (e1) and is typically done between November and May. From a low point of 3.1 km to the maximum altitude of 3.2 km, the route covers 340 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 165 vertical metres of descent.


This tree section is a fantastic way to get to Mary Jane on a powder day. Starts out steep and pretty open but gets flatter and very tight at the bottom. Exiting out to frenchman before it gets too tight is popular.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between November and May


  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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