Glide Plane

Bridger Bowl

South Bridgers

Wide open fall line skiing with a small cliff band at the top

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
146 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
97 m
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.4 km
Gradient
37˚
Glide Plane Map

The Glide Plane is a consistent pitch wide open shot just to the North of Mitchell's and skier's left out the bottom of Bridger Gully. It doesn't see much sun, and only sees a little traffic. There is only one thing wrong with the Glide Plane. It slides slowly throughout the season, hence the name. You can still ski this easily just don't fall into the crack. At the the bottom of Bridger Gully, head left through the trees past Mitchell's. Turn right and get through the rocks at the top, then skiing around the glide crack into the wide open slopes of 3 Bears Bowl.

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

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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