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The Professor

Intermediate/Difficult
 4.6 (5)

A gentle, open bowl allows nice powder turns and ends at Route 6.


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Map Key

0.4

Miles

0.7

KM

Ski Line

12,106' 3,690 m

High

11,187' 3,410 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

919' 280 m

Down

40%

Avg Slope (22°)

43%

Max Slope (23°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

Start at the obvious peak above this section of Route 6 and ski the wide open snow bowl leading back to the road.

Need to Know

This line tops out closer to 35+ degrees. Make sure you check the forecast and check conditions when you arrive. Ski smart.

Description

The face is obvious and visible from Arapahoe Basin and is a great powder run in optimal conditions. Bring sunscreen, water, and a snack!

Shared By:

Gunks Jesse with improvements by Garrett Akol

Trail Ratings

  4.6 from 5 votes

#16

in Summit County

#243

Overall
  4.6 from 5 votes
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Ski Line Rankings

#16

in Summit County

#61

in Colorado

#243

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Photos

Halfway down The Professor on a gorgeous powder day
Mar 16, 2015 near Keystone, CO

Weather


Current Trail Conditions

All Clear 69 days ago
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Check-Ins

Mar 31, 2020
Trent Hillier
May 26, 2019
Siri Brochman
Short and easy both ways. Spring now I wouldn't ski it any later than 10:00. Wonderful views — 10h 00m
Apr 6, 2019
claytown
Jan 4, 2019
Joe Forrester
Excellent line. Skied with Hilary
Feb 23, 2015
Jared Brin