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Map Key

1.0

Miles

1.6

KM

Ski Line

10,515' 3,205 m

High

9,319' 2,840 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

1,196' 365 m

Down

22%

Avg Slope (13°)

39%

Max Slope (21°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
Alta control work may prohibit entrance. Note* user feedback suggests slope angle is much steeper than 21 degrees, closer to upper 30 degrees.

Overview

A 20-minute bootpack from Catherine's Saddle up Mt Tuscarora will get you to the saddle where you can ski out-of-bounds terrain and finish back in-bounds at Alta Resort.

Need to Know

Heats quickly and is prone to slides in the bowl.

Description

The descent is off the saddle between Mt Wolverine and Mt Tuscarora. Avy conditions and heating need to be considered.

Contacts

Shared By:

Luu Kee with improvements by Thomas Beatty

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Sunset Peak in the background, the south w shoulder of Mnt Tuscarora on the left of the screen
Mar 26, 2015 near Alta, UT

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