OO Right

Crystal Mountain

Mount Rainier National Park

A broad face with some trees and a variety of open lines

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
805 m
Ascent
2 m
Descent
273 m
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
2.1 km
Gradient
37˚
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Description

OO Right is a broad face with some trees and a variety of open lines. From the top of the Chair 6, traverse towards the Throne. OO Right is the broad face between the chairline and Hamburger Basin. Enter the trees below the traverse. These openings can be narrow and steep. Watch for tree limbs and rocks. Once through the trees, the face opens to a variety of lines. Work the skier's left below a rocky buttress for the best fall line.

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

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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