10 routes · Ski Touring
To exit Granite Canyon, follow the traverse paralleling the creek bottom heading east. Gain height when possible (sidestepping, skating, and poling when necessary) until you round the corner of Apres Vous Mountain. From the corner, continue the traverse southward, you should end up on a cat track leading through a housing development which will bring you back to the base of the resort. CAUTION: the traverse out of Granite Canyon will place you in the bottom of numerous avalanche paths. Be aware of overhead dangers, and choose resting spots wisely!
B Chute is skier’s left of A chute and has two options for an entrance depending on the snowpack. The chute is clean below a cliff, so enter the line skier’s right or left around and below this cliff section (in a low snow year you should aim for skier's left of the cliff). Make your way slowly through the entrance, being sure of where you are, then ride the gut of the couloir. Exit skier’s right onto the Granite Traverse.
Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.
Best time to visit
- Walk Required