Sometimes a Great Notion

Bridger Bowl

South Bridgers

Long, tight, steep chute into an open apron

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
296 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
213 m
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
48˚
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Description

Sometimes is a great due North facing run that can challenge even hardened skiers. It will always have good quality snow in the crux, but sometimes it can get hammered by skiers side slipping down the steep section. Once through the narrows, it dog legs right into a long open apron above the North Bowl Road. Getting here is easy, simply ski North right off the top of the Bridger hike. You may want to follow the track of the Patrol lift for a little while, then head left before it rolls over steeper. You you will be facing North, down the upper funnel of Sometimes. There is a large rock spine right in the middle of this section, and you will have to decide which side to take. This area is known to be rocky for most of the season, do your best to get through. Once past the rock spine, you will get about 75 feet of great turns in a 30ft wide alley before making a right at the dog leg, and the junction with Lewis and Clark. Ahead of you lies 300ft of beautiful fall line skiing in a wide apron, ending at 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, June, October, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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