Dogshit

Arapahoe Basin

Steep exposed tight couloir that does not always ski

Ski Touring Extreme

Distance
655 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
420 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.5 km
High Point
3.9 km
Gradient
44˚
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Description

Another option, between Shit for Brains and Dogleg, Dogshit is separated by a large rock choke and does not always ski depending on the year. If you do decide to ski it, it is highly recommended to access it from the bottom with crampons and the correct mountaineering gear. The majority of the line is not complicated, it is when you decide to hike through rock choke that things get difficult as seen on the route. The first half of the line can be a good option to do with Shit for Brains since it is right there. If you decide to go all the up, use caution and descend your route carefully. Enjoy the bottom half of the line with nice steep open turns. Exit out to the bottom and the follow the route back through the trees.

Difficulty

Extreme

Extreme skiing terrain above 45 degrees. These routes are reserved for experienced experts.

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

Remoteness

4 out of 4

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

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Crampons

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