Ainger Basin Skin Track

North Bridgers

Track From Shafthouse Trailhead to AInger Lake

Ski Touring Easy

Distance
4.9 km
Ascent
453 m
Descent
31 m
Duration
2-3 hrs
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
2.3 km
Gradient
19˚
Ainger Basin Skin Track Map

This is the easiest way to get into the Northern Bridgers mid season without the use of a snowmobile. About 3 miles to Ainger lake through mostly old clearcuts.

Difficulty

Easy

Wide gentle slopes at around 20 degrees or less.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

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

Features

  • Trees
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins