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The Skillet

Grand Teton National Park

One of the best skiable lines in North America, almost 6,000 feet of uninterrupted powder skiing.

Ski Touring Difficult

3.4 km
0 m
1.6 km
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
3.8 km
The Skillet Map

This is a popular ski touring route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's extremely remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between March and May. From a low point of 2.2 km to the maximum altitude of 3.8 km, the route covers 3.4 km, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 1631 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 4.1 and Labande grade 4. You'll need skins and crampons to complete it safely.


One of the 50 Classic Ski Descents of North America, this line is undeniably a classic. Almost 6,000 feet top-to-bottom. No cliffs or crevasses, the only barriers to being able to ski this line are avalanche conditions and one's fitness.



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.


4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

between March and May


  • Couloir

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Crampons