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Steamboat

Tree chutes

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
464 m
Ascent
5 m
Descent
58 m
Low Point
3.1 km
High Point
3.1 km
Gradient
19˚
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Description

A stash of evergreen chutes that can hold deep powder on the way to Morningside lift. Chutes will peel right and left through heavy evergreen glades opening to a meadow with traverse connections to Morningside lift. Fall-line will take you down and generally right. To access the line, keep going skier's right past Cowboy Coffee and enter glades as high as you can. Follow fall-line down the ridge to an open powder meadow.

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, December

Features

  • Trees

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