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green Meadow Approach

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0.7 mile 1.2 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 171' 52 m
Descent: -22' -7 m
High: 11,242' 3,427 m
Low: 11,071' 3,374 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 5% (3°)
Max Slope: 10% (6°)
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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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An easy, scenic wander.

Nick Wilder
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

From the hut, follow a series of roads and depart at the first tight switchback. Find your way through large openings until you get the Polar Meadow ski terrain.

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