Grizzly Gulch

Alta & Snowbird

Brighton and Solitude

Park City and Deer Valley

Salt Lake City

Wasatch Backcountry

The most popular backcountry ski area in the state

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
686 m
Ascent
127 m
Descent
1 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.8 km
High Point
2.9 km
Gradient
18˚
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Description

This is a very popular backcountry area. Skin up the summer road and back to twin lakes pass. You will see lots of mini bowls and great tree skiing. Be very mindful of people below you, and avoid the obvious terrain traps.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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.

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins

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