Hidden Knoll South Chutes

Berthoud Pass

Short, south facing pitches

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
431 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
150 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.5 km
High Point
3.6 km
Gradient
33˚
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Hidden Knoll South Chutes Map

Description

Hidden Knoll is a prominence just beneath Current Creek Bench. The South Chutes are two straightforward pitches off the south side of Hidden Knoll. Be aware that these two pitches often get wind loaded and avalanche regularly.

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, May, December

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