Powder 8 Ridge

Breckenridge

Salida

A nice lower angle option on Peak 5

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
556 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
234 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.6 km
High Point
3.8 km
Gradient
29˚
VIEW ON MAP
Powder 8 Ridge Map

Description

From the top of the ridge on Peak 5, you will notice a large ridge that runs back down towards the ski area. This is Powder 8 Ridge, a nice safer option on Peak 5. On the map, it is easy to see the correct route, and the further skier's right you go, the steeper the line. The further skier's left you go, the flatter the line. When you reach the bottom of the slope, you must stay to skier's right to return to the ski area.

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.

Features

  • Walk Required

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