Bonzai

Bridger Bowl

South Bridgers

Fun options on and around a rock fin

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
90 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
70 m
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
40˚
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Description

Bonzai is a really nice variation on the bottoms of Lost Shot and Z Chute. It is a prominent piece of rock that separates the bottom of these two runs. There is a straightline on the skier's left side, with some fluty spines further left of that. On very high snow years, there are a series of steep spines that form on the skier's right side where you could send a large air out over the straightline, or simply ski off to the right. This area doesn't see a lot of traffic, so freshies will greet you here.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, May, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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