East Side Scotch Bonnet Skin Track

Yellowstone National Park

East Side Scotch Bonnet Skin Track

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
961 m
Ascent
339 m
Descent
0 m
Duration
1-2 hrs
Low Point
2.8 km
High Point
3.2 km
Gradient
37˚
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East Side Scotch Bonnet Skin Track Map

Description

This up-track is pretty mellow, ascending through nicely spaced trees for the first half, then opening up as you gain the ridge line. Head above the old cabin at the bottom of Scotch Bonnet, keeping looker's right of the chutes.

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, November, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins