Windows #7

Breckenridge

Salida

A steep chute through the trees for expert skiers

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
217 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
88 m
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
3.5 km
Gradient
33˚
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Windows #7 Map

Description

Windows #7 can be accessed from the top of the peak 9 access road, at the boundary gate. Easily accessed from upper or lower Broadway, stay left as the fall line begins to pull you into the trees. From there you must cut left quickly to find yourself in the open chute that is Windows #7. Be careful early season as this area of high alpine terrain can have varying degrees of exposure. Rocks and stumps are virtually always a hazard when entering Windows #7, so be careful not to turn in to much while slowing down to enter the trees. You will be able to spot the river from quite a ways up, especially earlier in the season. Once you spot the river, stay right and follow the Windows run out (locally called the bobsled run) all the way back to chair E.

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, April

Features

  • Trees
  • Walk Required

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