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A wide bowl with many options that is great for backcountry skiers getting into the sport.


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Map Key

0.5

Miles

0.7

KM

Ski Line

11,686' 3,562 m

High

11,109' 3,386 m

Low

0' 0 m

Up

577' 176 m

Down

24%

Avg Slope (13°)

29%

Max Slope (16°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

A wide open bowl with lots of descent options. Expect big smiles and nice intermediate backcountry lines.

Description

The main Butler Gulch ascent goes straight up the center of the valley, running alongside the creek. About a mile and a half up, the ascent splits east to Butler Gulch: East, and west (right) to Butler Gulch: West. Continue ascending to Butler Gulch: West along an old road to the tree line and Butler Bowl.

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Gunks Jesse

Trail Ratings

  4.1 from 7 votes

#1

in Butler Gulch

#308

Overall
  4.1 from 7 votes
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Ski Line Rankings

#1

in Butler Gulch

#98

in Colorado

#308

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5,898 Since Mar 31, 2015
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Photos

Finding a surprise powder stash
Jan 7, 2021 near Georgetown, CO
A little fresh, a lot of happy
Jan 7, 2021 near Georgetown, CO
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