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The Chimney

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0.3 mile 0.5 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -824' -251 m
High: 12,655' 3,857 m
Low: 11,831' 3,606 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 51% (27°)
Max Slope: 58% (30°)
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Trail shared by Chris Dickson

The main gully in the middle of Glen Cove.

Chris Dickson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

From the very top, this line requires careful navigation around boulders and rocks. It also requires a lot of snow to be considered "in."

The second half can be skied throughout the winter, depending on stability conditions, and can feature some nice soft snow. THIS IS AVALANCHE TERRAIN, and this thing often rips, so only ski it when conditions allow.

Due to its steep north aspect, it tends to resist getting crusty even when everything else in Glen Cove is hard as a rock.

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Jun 8, 2019
James Cezo

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Looking up The Chimney, after an excellent day of skiing the lower half.
Mar 28, 2015 near Cascade…, CO
Skiing the lower half of The Chimney.
Mar 28, 2015 near Cascade…, CO

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