Sure Shot

Crystal Mountain

Mount Rainier National Park

A steep glade with a narrow chute

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
116 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
67 m
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
2 km
Gradient
39˚
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Sure Shot Map

Description

A steep glade with a narrow chute, Sure Shot is so named because it frequently avalanches. Follow Kookie Ridge past Rinky Dink. Look for the narrow entrance just before the ridge flattens out. In certain snow conditions, straightlining though the trees might be required.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

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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