Parallel Chute

Bridger Bowl

South Bridgers

Tight, steep, North facing chute

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
91 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
72 m
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
40˚
Parallel Chute Map

Parallel is the tighter of the pair of chutes, Diagonal and Parallel. It always holds cold snow due to its North aspect. Parallel can get a few bumps in the upper section from people making the same hop turns. There are also some rocks in the top you will want to watch out for. You'll either head left at the bottom to under Slushman's Ravine, fall line into rocky trees, or right to under Jaws 1. Ski down the lift line or the face and head North after the first steep, rocky section. You'll go a little past Diagonal, but before Jaws 1. Parallel is about 10ft wide for the first 3 or 4 turns, then widens to about 20ft.

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, June, October, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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