No Name Chutes

Arapahoe Basin

Great steep couloir skiing

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
396 m
Ascent
1 m
Descent
276 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.6 km
High Point
3.9 km
Gradient
42˚
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Description

One of the best lines in this zone that is overlooked by its neighbors Dogleg and Shit for Brains. It starts out with a steep narrow couloir, then it opens up for a bit then you have an option of two couloirs on the way out. After that, you will enjoy long open turns to the bottom. Make sure you access this line early as it is W facing. This is an steep line and it easily accessed off Loveland Pass.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Crampons

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