Hourglass Cliffs - 100's

Berthoud Pass

Rocky chute near Berthoud Pass.

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
387 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
172 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.3 km
High Point
3.5 km
Gradient
37˚
Hourglass Cliffs - 100's Map

The 100's are a route through what are often referred to as the Hourglass Cliffs. The Hourglass Cliffs are a rock outcropping that is exposed to high winds. The snowpack is often very thin. The thin snowpack coupled with the many rock features means that there are often small avalanches in Hourglass Cliffs.

Description

The 100's is the furthest skiers right in Hourglass cliffs, and usually has the most consistent snow.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

Features

  • Cliffs

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