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Straight South

Intermediate/Difficult
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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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Another tree variation on Jackal's excellent south slopes.

Nick Wilder
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

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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Arrival at the Jackal Hut
Feb 10, 2015 near Leadville, CO
Heading out to the SE Trees
Feb 10, 2015 near Leadville, CO
Heading out for the morning.
Feb 10, 2015 near Leadville, CO
Sunset, looking north from the Jackal Hut
Jan 21, 2015 near Leadville, CO

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