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Ski Lines in Big Cottonwood - 23

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Favorite Wolverine Bowl
Intermediate/Difficult

Wolverine Bowl

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -132 ft Descent • -40.19 m Descent

Alta, UT
Favorite On Peak 9699.
Difficult

Peak 9699

1.6 mi 2.6 km • -1,499 ft Descent • -456.95 m Descent

Alta, UT
Favorite No Photos
Very Difficult

Granny Chute

0.1 mi 0.1 km • -159 ft Descent • -48.52 m Descent

Alta, UT
Favorite This was taken at the start of the Powder Parkin ski run looking south.  The drainage shown is the Powder Park 1 area.  More great skiing can be had left of the photo (out of view.)  Desolation Lake is over and behind the ridge front and center.
Easy

Powder Parkin

0.2 mi 0.4 km • -312 ft Descent • -95.09 m Descent

Snyderv…, UT
Favorite No Photos
Intermediate

Weathering Heights

0.4 mi 0.6 km • -669 ft Descent • -204.02 m Descent

Alta, UT
Favorite No Photos
Very Difficult

The Huge Chute (THC)

0.1 mi 0.1 km • -162 ft Descent • -49.49 m Descent

Alta, UT
Favorite No Photos
Very Difficult

Bombay Chute

0.1 mi 0.1 km • -105 ft Descent • -31.99 m Descent

Alta, UT
Favorite No Photos
Very Difficult

Tips and Tails

0.1 mi 0.1 km • -97 ft Descent • -29.58 m Descent

Alta, UT
Favorite looking back at Seagull Chute
Difficult

Seagull Chute (East Tuscarora)

0.3 mi 0.5 km • -677 ft Descent • -206.3 m Descent

Alta, UT

Big Cottonwood Skiing

  • 9 Miles 15 Kilometers of Descents
  • 23 ski lines
  • 8 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 28 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 12 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Ascents in Big Cottonwood - 25

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1.6 mi 2.6 km #1USA Bowl
Intermediate
Alta, UT
Intermediate
Alta, UT
2.5 mi 4.0 km #2Patterson Ridge
Difficult
Alta, UT
Difficult
Alta, UT
0.8 mi 1.4 km #3Powder Park 3 Access
Intermediate
Alta, UT
Intermediate
Alta, UT
0.5 mi 0.8 km #4Patsy Marley to Mt. Wolverine
Difficult
Alta, UT
Difficult
Alta, UT
2.6 mi 4.2 km #5Peak 9699 Approach
Difficult
Alta, UT
Difficult
Alta, UT
0.6 mi 0.9 km #6Reynolds Peak North Shoulder
Difficult
Alta, UT
Difficult
Alta, UT
1.8 mi 3.0 km #7Desolation Lake Route
Easy
Alta, UT
Easy
Alta, UT
0.5 mi 0.7 km #8Powder Park Route
Easy
Alta, UT
Easy
Alta, UT
2.2 mi 3.6 km #9Beartrap Fork
Intermediate
Alta, UT
Intermediate
Alta, UT
0.6 mi 1.0 km #10Beartrap Glades
Intermediate
Park City, UT
Intermediate
Park City, UT

Photos of Big Cottonwood - 36

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Approaching 10,420 from the false summit.
Mar 27, 2020 near Brighton, UT
Evan Melquist slashing some powder just below the peak!
Mar 19, 2015 near Alta, UT
harvesting a good day
Mar 17, 2015 near Alta, UT
skiing down #3 in Rocky Point
Mar 31, 2015 near Alta, UT
Approaching Reynolds from the NE Ridge
Mar 13, 2015 near Alta, UT
On Peak 9699.
Oct 21, 2016 near Alta, UT
Arriving in the sunshine in Greens Basin!
Oct 21, 2016 near Alta, UT
looking back at Seagull Chute
Mar 17, 2015 near Alta, UT