Stafford Stash

Beaver Creek

An elysian powder field atop Grouse into Royal Elk

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
850 m
Ascent
87 m
Descent
121 m
Low Point
3.2 km
High Point
3.3 km
Gradient
30˚
Stafford Stash Map

Hike up the ridge from the Grouse lift maybe 1000 ft and you will see an elysian field filled with powder. An epic snowboard float, you can carve 5-6 good turns before merging into the Royal Elk glades below. Thank JD for this find later.

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

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
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins

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