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Ski Lines in High Sierra - 18

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Favorite Base of Leavitt Peak showing the main bowl and Y-Couloir on the left.
Intermediate

Leavitt Peak Deadman Creek Descent

2.8 mi 4.5 km • -2,643 ft Descent • -805.72 m Descent

Bridgeport, CA
Favorite MW Skiing the couloir
Very Difficult

Dana Couloir

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -667 ft Descent • -203.27 m Descent

Bridgeport, CA
Favorite No Photos
Intermediate

Minden Mile

4.4 mi 7.2 km • -5,193 ft Descent • -1582.92 m Descent

South L…, CA
Favorite The view looking down the chute from near top. See avalanche debris near snowboarder.
Difficult

Morrison East Face

2.7 mi 4.3 km • -3,042 ft Descent • -927.2 m Descent

Mammoth…, CA
Favorite Reaching the bowl below the summit at about 10,500ft. East Couloir to the left of the summit.
Very Difficult

Matterhorn Peak - East Couloir

4.2 mi 6.8 km • -4,258 ft Descent • -1297.89 m Descent

Bridgeport, CA
Favorite Booting above Iceberg Lake
Difficult

Mount Whitney - Mountaineers Route

3.2 mi 5.1 km • -4,949 ft Descent • -1508.38 m Descent

Lone Pine, CA
Favorite Base of Leavitt Peak showing the main bowl and Y-Couloir on the left.
Difficult

Leavitt Peak Y-Couloir

0.2 mi 0.3 km • -564 ft Descent • -171.82 m Descent

Bridgeport, CA
Favorite Great fun to board/ski a lava tube!
Difficult

Hole In The Wall

2.0 mi 3.2 km • -2,458 ft Descent • -749.34 m Descent

Mammoth…, CA
Favorite The view looking down the chute from near top. See avalanche debris near snowboarder.
Difficult

Morrison Chute

1.7 mi 2.7 km • -2,969 ft Descent • -904.84 m Descent

Mammoth…, CA

High Sierra Skiing

  • 39 Miles 63 Kilometers of Descents
  • 18 ski lines
  • 4 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 15 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 19 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Ascents in High Sierra - 20

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3.5 mi 5.7 km #1Leavitt Peak via Sonora Pass Trailhead
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridgeport, CA
Intermediate/Difficult
Bridgeport, CA
5.7 mi 9.2 km #2Matterhorn Peak
Difficult
Bridgeport, CA
Difficult
Bridgeport, CA
3.0 mi 4.9 km #3Mount Tallac Northeast Bowl Ascent
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Difficult
South Lake Tahoe, CA
8.0 mi 12.8 km #4Mount Whitney - Mountaineers Route
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
Difficult
Lone Pine, CA
2.3 mi 3.7 km #5The Riser to Kaiser
Difficult
Coarsegold, CA
Difficult
Coarsegold, CA
2.8 mi 4.4 km #6Black Butte Summit
Easy/Intermediate
Auberry, CA
Easy/Intermediate
Auberry, CA
1.8 mi 3.0 km #7Rubicon Peak
Intermediate
Tahoma, CA
Intermediate
Tahoma, CA
0.9 mi 1.4 km #8South Peak - Northeast Face
Intermediate
Bridgeport, CA
Intermediate
Bridgeport, CA
7.5 mi 12.0 km #9Kaiser Peak via Potter Pass
Difficult
Auberry, CA
Difficult
Auberry, CA
1.7 mi 2.8 km #10Jake's Peak: Eastern Approach
Intermediate
Tahoma, CA
Intermediate
Tahoma, CA

Photos of High Sierra - 45

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Jeff zippers some pow off the top of Mt Olsen. 35 degree north-facing slope with 1800' descent.
Mar 27, 2015 near Bridgeport, CA
East Couloir under icy, unskiable conditions
Jun 26, 2019 near Bridgeport, CA
Reaching the bowl below the summit at about 10,500ft. East Couloir to the left of the summit.
Jun 26, 2019 near Bridgeport, CA
Topping out to the summit plateau. The Notch is barely visible at the very bottom left corner.
Jun 26, 2019 near Lone Pine, CA
View of the Mountaineers gully from Iceberg Lake
Jun 26, 2019 near Lone Pine, CA
Booting above Iceberg Lake
Jun 26, 2019 near Lone Pine, CA
Summit view!
May 2, 2017 near South L…, CA
Mt Olsen, 11183', from Virginia Lakes Rd. A variety of 30-40 degree north facing slopes to choose from with easy access.
Mar 27, 2015 near Bridgeport, CA