Gregg's Gulch / Memorial Forest

Crystal Mountain

Mount Rainier National Park

A long, broad face on the Frontside with a shallow gully running through it.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
741 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
331 m
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
2 km
Gradient
36˚
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Gregg's Gulch / Memorial Forest Map

Description

This run is a thigh burner. Starting on Upper Ferk's, enter through the trees to a broad open face. On skier's left, the gully that gives this run its name carves a shallow trench below a summer road that crosses this slope. Watch for this road early season before it fills in. An old mine shaft once poked up in this gully, but has since been removed. Enjoy the shallow ribs and glades on either side.

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

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Features

  • Trees

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