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Butler Gulch Ascent

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Length

2.1 Miles 3.4 Kilometers


Ascent

Elevation

1,256' 383 m

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Descent

11%

Avg Slope (6°)

27%

Max Slope (15°)

11,750' 3,582 m

High

10,495' 3,199 m

Low

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The approach to access the Butler Gulch backcountry area.

Missy Thompson

Overview

Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description [Suggest Changes]

To access Butler Gulch, take a left at the first switchback on the ascent to Berthoud Pass (Road 202). Drive past the Henderson Mine and bear right onto Jones Pass Road, then park at the big lot. Start skinning from the parking lot and after a quarter of a mile take the left side road up to Butler Gulch. The road to the right goes to Jones Pass.

The approach climbs moderately and then reaches a series of switchbacks that access the skiable terrain. Several obvious ski line are visible as you start to climb the switchbacks. Above treeline there are several lines in open bowls that can be a great ski if the avalanche danger is low.

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Feb 4, 2018
Brendan Killalea
2.5mi
Feb 4, 2018
Erik Lundberg
Nov 30, 2016
Jeremy Bauman
440 alarm 448 leave 516 T rex 538ish leave 632 skin 835 back to trex 1.6mi
Feb 21, 2016
Mauricio Herrera Cuadra
with Isabelle & Taylor

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