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Banana Bowls

Intermediate
 3.9 (27)

Open skiing with great views.


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Map Key

0.5

Miles

0.9

KM

Ski Line

11,138' 3,395 m

High

10,241' 3,122 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

897' 273 m

Down

32%

Avg Slope (18°)

51%

Max Slope (27°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

The skiing is fun, open and can be great after a fresh snow.

Description

To reach Flattop's East Face there are two options: Flattop Mountain Approach or Flattop: East Face Approach via the Fern Lake trail. Climb as high as you like; the views only get better.

This area is generally safe due to its east-facing aspect and lower angle slope. Enjoy.

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Trail Ratings

  3.9 from 27 votes

#7

Overall
  3.9 from 27 votes
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Ski Line Rankings

#6

in Colorado

#7

Overall
326 Views Last Month
18,216 Since Mar 12, 2015
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Photos

Wind gusts at the top of the bowl, crusty on top, fluffy underneath.
Jan 24, 2022 near Estes Park, CO
Early December coverage in a good snow year.
Dec 5, 2022 near Estes Park, CO
Midway up, trees left, face right.
Dec 5, 2022 near Estes Park, CO
Just coming out of tree line.
Mar 12, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Looking up the East face.
Mar 12, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Colorado bluebird day.
Mar 12, 2015 near Estes Park, CO

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

All Clear 15 days ago
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Check-Ins

Jan 15, 2023
Jake Albright
Dec 3, 2022
Jake Albright
Apr 3, 2022
Dexter Becklund
Feb 28, 2022
Trent Hillier
Feb 5, 2022
Private User
Feb 3, 2022
Elliot Whitehead
5mi — 3h 00m
Dec 18, 2021
Eric Barcelo
Skied early season. Wind blown slabs with some good pockets. Thin in lots of areas. — 4h 00m
May 8, 2021
Chris Stellato
Super fun skiing, great coverage. The snow goes to slush quick on this face, get there really early!