Crystal Peak South Face

Breckenridge

Salida

Southeast face of Crystal peak

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
996 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
405 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.8 km
High Point
4.2 km
Gradient
39˚
Crystal Peak South Face Map

This route has been marked mainly to provide access from the Mohawk Lakes Drainage into the Spruce Creek Drainage. It is southeast facing, so if you are going to ski it, pay attention to the time of day, and rock outcroppings. It enters into the Mohawk Lakes Drainage.

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

4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Features

  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins

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