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Banana Bowls

Intermediate

Trail

0.5 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
Ski Line
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -897' -273 m
High: 11,138' 3,395 m
Low: 10,241' 3,122 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 32% (18°)
Max Slope: 51% (27°)
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Trail shared by Condor77 77

Open skiing with great views.

Condor77 77
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

To reach Flattop's East face there are two options, Flattop Mt. approach or Flattop East face approach via the Fern Lake trail. Climb as high as you like; the views only get better. The skiing is fun, open and can be great after a fresh snow. This area is generally safe due to its east facing aspect and lower angle slope. Enjoy.

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Jan 12, 2020
Sarah Hamilton
White our in the bowls. Soft powder lower down. A fun outing! — 1h 48m
Dec 31, 2019
Matthew West
Low snow coverage at the top, quite windswept and hard packed. Low angle wind slab was whumphing at the bottom, but gave a few good turns. — 2h 29m
Dec 8, 2019
David Willenbrink
With Dean.
Mar 23, 2019
Quentin Ribierre
Mar 23, 2019
Max Kahn
Great conditions at and below treeline. Fun and scenic intermediate route
Feb 24, 2019
Gillian Scarborough
Feb 17, 2019
Paul Richard
Feb 16, 2019
todd duncan

Trail Ratings

  3.7 from 19 votes

#228

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  3.7 from 19 votes
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#56

in Colorado

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Photos

Looking up the East face.
Mar 12, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Just coming out of tree line.
Mar 12, 2015 near Estes Park, CO
Colorado bluebird day.
Mar 12, 2015 near Estes Park, CO

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