Chute 1

Bridger Bowl

South Bridgers

Steeper face into a rocky crux, then wide open skiing with a few trees

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
222 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
166 m
Low Point
2.5 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
42˚
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Description

Chute 1 at the top is the most technical of the Chutes. It will usually have a few rocks peppered throughout the upper open section, then remains rocky as it narrows down through a quick rock chute. This zone may not have an easy way through all season. Once you do get through the upper sections, you'll cross the Skier's Traverse down into a wide alley between tree glades. There are a few really good options for air in this gut, as well as nice mellow open turns. Chute 1 skis down into Steamroller, or you can go slightly right to get into the Dick's area. Chute 1 doesn't get hit by the sun too badly, with the exception of the zone just off the ridge. Its a great fall line run on any pow day.

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, October, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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