Ainger Lake Tree Chutes

North Bridgers

North Facing Tree Gullies

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
877 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
329 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
34˚
Ainger Lake Tree Chutes Map

The Ainger Lake Tree Chutes are really fun lines if you are looking for something a little less committing in the Fairy Lake area. There are 3 of them, and they all hold cold, shady snow. These lines can often be out of the wind when the upper bowls are getting hammered. They are all pretty wide, about 50 feet give or take, and roll over no more than about 37 degrees at the steepest.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

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