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Hillman's Highway Ascent

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0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
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Extremely Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 958' 292 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 4,998' 1,523 m
Low: 4,040' 1,231 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 43% (23°)
Max Slope: 58% (30°)
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Ascend the gulley that forms Hillman's Highway.

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

Carefully ascend the steep gulley that forms Hillmans' Highway. Use caution while ascending and be on the lookout for hazards during the descent. Keep an eye out for skiers and other hikers as they can present a danger on the steep terrain.

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Apr 7, 2019
Chris G
Great spot for quicker turns from Hermit Lake Shelter. Progressively steeper as you ascend but generally lower angle than lines at the Bowl.
Mar 20, 2018
Cidamon GD

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Photos

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