Rocky Point

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Park City and Deer Valley

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Wasatch Backcountry

Short bowl skiing littered with cliffs

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
354 m
Ascent
1 m
Descent
129 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.1 km
High Point
3.2 km
Gradient
34˚
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Description

A short backcountry bowl that is littered with cliffs to jump and short chutes to ski. A short skin or boot pack from the bottom of the bowl to the ridge makes for quick laps before skiing back into Catherine's. Popular area - expect to see many people jumping cliffs. Although short, the chutes do slide and there are hazards present.

Difficulty

Difficult

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

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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