No Name Bench

Berthoud Pass

Skiing from the eastern ridge of No Name

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
1.4 km
Ascent
4 m
Descent
349 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
3.8 km
Gradient
26˚
VIEW ON MAP
No Name Bench Map

Description

This route is often skied when avalanche danger on other alpine routes near No Name are too dangerous. Descending down the eastern ridge from the summit of No Name gets you to the top of No Name Bench. One could also get there easily by skinning up from below. From the top of No Name Bench, skiing to the north-east leads to the subalpine of the No Name/Mt Russel drainage.

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, December

Features

  • Trees

Guidebooks in this area