Powder Alley

Crystal Mountain

Mount Rainier National Park

A hidden glade through the trees.

Freeride Skiing Moderate

Distance
139 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
52 m
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
1.9 km
Gradient
27˚
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Description

A hidden glade through the trees, Powder Alley can be found on the skiers left of the Rock Face rope line. Note that Rock Face is permanently closed. Powder Alley is a narrow opening along the upper ridge. It ends at Banana Chute. Either continue down the experts-only Banana or veer left to steep Cold Face to the bottom of Green Valley Express.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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
  • Walk Required

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