“Open, gently rolling slopes above treeline.”
— James Smith
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
Need to Know
A roughly cut trail helps you make your way through the dense alder and spruce to above treeline.. It may be steep at times and may require additional work to make it more user friendly.
Following the Devils Thumb Ridge
route to the top of the ridge, this line heads down and to the skiers left of the two central shallow gullies that dominate the center of the slope.
In certain snow conditions, these gullies could be terrain traps as well as being heavily corniced at times.
The ridgetop if often heavily corniced.
This are is generally low angle, you'd be hard pressed to find anything above 30 degrees on this line.