East Side

Berthoud Pass

Wide open, easy access skiing

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
1 km
Ascent
3 m
Descent
110 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
3.6 km
Gradient
17˚
East Side Map

East Side, as the name implies, is the wide open zone directly east from the top of the pass, below treeline. The angle is fairly low, but this is a great place to warm up if you are unsure of avalanche/snow conditions or want to get your legs under you.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Trees

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