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blueBlack Straight South

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0.5 mile 0.8 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 14' 4 m
Descent: -617' -188 m
High: 11,660' 3,554 m
Low: 11,042' 3,366 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 23% (13°)
Max Slope: 36% (20°)
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Trail shared by Nick Wilder

Avalanche risk for Apr 30, 2019: Moderate

Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern. Natural avalanches unlikely; human-triggered avalanches possible.

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Another tree variation on Jackal's excellent south slopes.

Nick Wilder
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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One of the many possible quality ski lines on the south face right below the Jackal Hut. For this one, head east a couple hundred yards, then take the fall line straight down as far as you want. You should be able to connect many wide-open patches of easy skiing with few trees. As you get lower, you get stuck more and more in a drainage. Stop any time and climb back out.

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