Needle's Eye

Breckenridge

Salida

The steepest, tightest tree run in Breckenridge

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
361 m
Ascent
4 m
Descent
157 m
Low Point
3.2 km
High Point
3.3 km
Gradient
40˚
Needle's Eye Map

A small sign marks this line off the groomer Volunteer. Ski this line early as you can because once a few people go down, it gets tracked out quickly. This line starts out very open skiers left, but then goes straight and into the trees on a very steep slope. It is a straight fall line, and it is possible to continually link turns to exit all the way to the bottom of the pitch.

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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