The Morgue

Berthoud Pass

Steep line with cliffs.

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
122 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
64 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.5 km
High Point
3.5 km
Gradient
35˚
The Morgue Map

The Morgue is a steep eastern aspect off of Hidden Knoll. It often gets wind loaded and has odd sun crusts, so avalanches happen regularly here. Be very aware. If conditions allow, however, it is a very fun ski line to challenge yourself on steep, cliffed terrain.

Difficulty

Severe

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

Remoteness

3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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