Stanley East Face

Berthoud Pass

An alpine face with good pitch

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
1.1 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
447 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.3 km
High Point
3.8 km
Gradient
37˚
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Description

Stanley East Face provides roughly 1000 feet of alpine skiing. It has a good pitch and is fairly straightforward. Be careful of convexities and wind loading, but in general, if there is enough snow on Stanley East Face it is far safer than Stanley Slide Path or Stanley Headwall.

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, May, December

Features

  • Trees

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