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Second Creek Approach

Intermediate

Trail

2.0 mile 3.2 kilometer point to point
Ascent
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,382' 421 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 11,981' 3,652 m
Low: 10,601' 3,231 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 13% (7°)
Max Slope: 26% (15°)
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A relatively easy approach to some great exposed skiing.

Eric Internicola
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This approach starts at the Second Creek Trailhead, passes the Broome Hut and ascends above treeline. The skiing up here varies between some fantastic blue skiing to some more dangerous (read: avalanche potential) terrain. Once you're up above treeline, you can easily get several laps in.

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Mar 25, 2019
Dave Richter
Lotta snow but it's getting crusty 1.5mi
Jan 27, 2019
Josh K
Nov 4, 2018
Merritt Gile
Mar 11, 2018
Michael Weisberg
Mar 1, 2018
Nicky Rucker
Jan 30, 2018
Dave Richter
Great snow! 2mi
Jan 28, 2018
Erik Lundberg
Jan 27, 2018
Brendan Killalea
2.5mi

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