Chute 7

Bridger Bowl

South Bridgers

Wide open skiing to a steep, tight, bushy chute above North Bowl

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
325 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
244 m
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
45˚
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Description

Chute 7 pretty much shares its upper part with Kniel's. You'll be skiing fall line through spaced trees down from the early part of the Skier's Traverse. When you start to see it roll over in front of you, you'll have to make a decision: go hard left making a long traverse to the North, skirting the tops of decent size cliffs, and eventually skiing out through The Ohhhh's, or head just a little left down a steep chute. This North facing chute has lots of vegetation as well as numerous small rocks. It is definitely a challenge to get down. You will probably want to hold on to some of the bushes and small trees as you hop your way down. The chute is about 60ft long, so you could point it if the snow was primo, but that's up to you. This chute gets some sun, especially later in the year when it will finally look skiable. Once through the chute, you will be in a wide open area with pretty good cliffs to hit on either side and eventually hitting the North Bowl Road.

Difficulty

Severe

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

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, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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