Arrowhead Bowl Lone Tree Chute

North Bridgers

Short, but Fluty Steep North-east Face

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
305 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
193 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
2.9 km
Gradient
44˚
Arrowhead Bowl Lone Tree Chute Map

The Lone Tree Chute in Arrowhead bowl is a rad line with a steep entrance and a couple subtle flutes and options for airs. Locate the chute left of the middle of the bowl with a small pine tree near the top. You can boot up the wide, but steep south-east Chute in Arrowhead to get here quickly. There may be a cornice guarding a portion of the entrance, but you can usually squeeze through.

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

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, June, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins