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Chute The Moon

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0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -736' -224 m
High: 10,190' 3,106 m
Low: 9,454' 2,882 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 37% (20°)
Max Slope: 53% (28°)
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Avalanche risk for Nov 18, 2018: Low

Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features. Natural and human-triggered avalanches unlikely.

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Entry-level couloir skiing in a big mountain environment.

Ben Johnson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This north facing shot, although often wind affected, provides fun and moderate skiing in an environment that feels really big. The top can be heavily wind affected, so it is often best to boot down a little ways before stepping into the bindings.

Approach via 25 Short, then traverse south to the obvious col below Point 10,696.

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Feb 18, 2017
Tommy Deltz
skied this past Saturday. Chute is all filled in and skiing well! There was a small cornice up top to negotiate and kicked off a 12" loose wind sla...
Jan 30, 2017
Billy M

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  4.3 from 3 votes

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#254

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Chute the Moon, big snow year (2010/11). Moonshot is the prominent dog-leg line to the left.
Mar 16, 2015 near Moose W…, WY
The upper portion of Moonshot. The couloir doglegs to the rider's left below.
Mar 16, 2015 near Moose W…, WY
On the lower portion of Moonshot, right where it meets up with the bottom of Chute the Moon
Mar 16, 2015 near Moose W…, WY

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