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Rock Creek Headwall Approach

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1.4 mile 2.3 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 119' 36 m
Descent: -167' -51 m
High: 10,269' 3,130 m
Low: 10,179' 3,103 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 4% (2°)
Max Slope: 7% (4°)
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Trail shared by Hilary Eisen

Spring skiing off the Beartooth highway.

Hilary Eisen
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
The highway is closed from approximately mid-October until Memorial Day.

Description

To access Rock Creek headwall, drive up the Beartooth Highway until the MT/WY state line. Park in the large parking area and hike or skin across the plateau until you get to the top of the headwall.

Pick a line, drop in, and hitchhike or drive back to the top to do it again.

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