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7 mi 11 km of descents 13 Featured Ski Lines

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Featured Ski Lines in Big Cottonwood - 13

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Favorite Arriving in the sunshine in Greens Basin!

Peak 9699

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

Singletrack Alta, UT

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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.

Powder Parkin

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

Singletrack Snyderville, UT

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Favorite Approaching Reynolds from the NE Ridge

Reynolds East Face

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -307 ft Descent • -93.47 m Descent

Singletrack Alta, UT

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Favorite Lots of nice tracks and some sloppy tracks in the middle. Guess which ones are mine.

Powder Park

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -353 ft Descent • -107.51 m Descent

Singletrack Snyderville, UT

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Favorite This was taken from the top of the cone looking north.  Runs drop from the peak seen on the ski-line into the Lake Desolation drainage, but they are steep and much more avalanche-prone than PP3.

Cone to Bear Trap (aka Japanese Trees)

0.8 mi 1.2 km • -909 ft Descent • -276.95 m Descent

Singletrack Alta, UT

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Ascents in Big Cottonwood - 11

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1.6 mi 2.6 km #1 USA Bowl
Alta, UT
1.6 mi 2.6 km Alta, UT
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0.8 mi 1.4 km #2 Powder Park 3 Access
Alta, UT
0.8 mi 1.4 km Alta, UT
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #3 Reynolds Peak North Shoulder
Alta, UT
0.6 mi 0.9 km Alta, UT
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2.5 mi 4.0 km #4 Patterson Ridge
Alta, UT
2.5 mi 4.0 km Alta, UT
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1.8 mi 3.0 km #5 Desolation Lake Route
Alta, UT
1.8 mi 3.0 km Alta, UT
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0.5 mi 0.7 km #6 Powder Park Route
Alta, UT
0.5 mi 0.7 km Alta, UT
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2.0 mi 3.3 km #7 Beartrap Fork
Alta, UT
2.0 mi 3.3 km Alta, UT
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2.4 mi 3.8 km #8 Mill D North Fork
Alta, UT
2.4 mi 3.8 km Alta, UT
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1.8 mi 2.8 km #9 Circle All (Circle Awl) Peak
Alta, UT
1.8 mi 2.8 km Alta, UT
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1.3 mi 2.0 km #10 Peak 10,420
Alta, UT
1.3 mi 2.0 km Alta, UT
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2.6 mi 4.2 km #11 Peak 9699 Approach
Alta, UT
2.6 mi 4.2 km Alta, UT
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