Slipper

Crested Butte

Slipper's technical rocks and pillows offer a steeper finish to Hawk's Nest and Old Pro onto "Easy Out" Exit to Paradise.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
67 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
40 m
Low Point
3.2 km
High Point
3.3 km
Gradient
37˚
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Description

Slipper is a technical section found in the trees under Hawk's Nest and Old Pro. It has some steep pillow moves in the 10-20 foot variety and technical rock options during good snow years. The bigger pillows are found on the left side in the thicker trees and smaller, non-mandatory options found on the right side under Hawk's Nest. Slipper literally finishes onto the beginning of "Easy Out" Exit to Paradise.

Difficulty

Difficult

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

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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