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blueBlack North Chutes/Skullbite area

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0.3 mile 0.4 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -514' -157 m
High: 12,217' 3,724 m
Low: 11,703' 3,567 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 38% (21°)
Max Slope: 54% (28°)
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Avalanche risk for Apr 23, 2019: Low

Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features. Natural and human-triggered avalanches unlikely.

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All Clear 37 days ago See History
Pow, Crusty - Not bad. Good powder toward the bottom of the run.

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Watch out for the big cornice that hangs over the Skullbite area.

Description

Skin up the Mainline approach along the continental ridge, climbing towards Mt. Russell (30-45mins). Skin passed the large cornice towards Mt. Russell's North Chute area and drop in skiers right of the North Chute.

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