Lower Alta

Beaver Creek

Avy prone ski chute that is a blast when conditions are right

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
407 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
114 m
Low Point
2.9 km
High Point
3 km
Gradient
28˚
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Description

After skiing a tight ridge line down and up silly fun features, you come to an aspect with choices to drop left or right of the tree lined ridge. Lower Alta chutes is to the left next to a rock ledge. Plummet through this open chute fast into an open bowl face and ski the fall line down to the trees. This spot is highly prone to Avalanches so check the report, go one at a time, and don’t put other nearby riders at risk. This face will eventually dump you onto the cat trail that leads you back to Grouse. But traverse right at the bottom.

Difficulty

Severe

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

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

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

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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