A fun little freeride zone in the shadow of The Nose.

Statistics

3

m

46

m

31

max┬░

Difficulty

FATMAP difficulty grade

Difficult

Description

Witches Hat is a jumble of boulders and trees below the cliffs of The Nose.

These boulders have tumbled down from the cliffs above.

When the snow is deep, this zone offers above tree line skiing and pillow lines, similar to the Rock Garden.

Approach via the Auto Road, once you are directly underneath this area, you can begin hiking or skinning up.

There are countless ways to hit this area, the most popular of which involves a tight Chute starting from the very top of Witches Hat.

This zone gets its name because of its steep triangular shape.

Since it starts at a point and gets wider on the way down, there are lots of opportunities for various.

This is one of those zones you can lap many times before exiting back down the Auto Road.

Be aware that this area is considered avalanche terrain, while large avalanches are very unlikely, small isolated slough slides are possible.

Ski with caution!