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Artist Trees

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-745' -227 m

Descent

45%

Avg Slope (24°)

53%

Max Slope (28°)

11,051' 3,368 m

High

10,306' 3,141 m

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Avalanche risk for Jan 20, 2019: Considerable

Dangerous avalanche conditions. Careful snowpack evaluation, cautious route-finding and conservative decision-making essential. Natural avalanches possible; human-triggered avalanches likely.

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Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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Get this after a fresh snow and be ready for endless fun. This area has possibilities for many great lines in the 30 range. Get up there and run a few laps to earn those beers waiting for you in the car.

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Feb 5, 2017
Ben Watson
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I believe the established name for this area is "Sams Trees". It has been printed as such in more then one guide book. Lets please get the names right on this site! Mar 15, 2015

 
Buster is right, I've always heard this called Sam's Trees Sep 10, 2015

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