Powder Project Logo

blueBlack Peak 12666 Bowl and Way Back to the Car

  5.0 ( 1 )

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Trail

2.5 mile 4.0 kilometer point to point
Ski Line
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 9' 3 m
Descent: -1,606' -490 m
High: 12,136' 3,699 m
Low: 10,539' 3,212 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 12% (7°)
Max Slope: 25% (14°)
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Gunks Jesse

Avalanche risk for Apr 18, 2019: Low

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

Full forecast for CAIC: Front Range Zone — Brought to you by CO Avalanche Information Center

Avy tweets from @CAICfrontrange

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Weather

Getting forecast...

Current ascent conditions

Unknown See History

Popular ski lines nearby

Skied this ascent?

Add details to help others plan their adventure.

Follow the snowcat and snowmobile tracks back to the trailhead.

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know

Watch for uphill traffic. Powder Addiction has a special use permit to take snow cats full of skiers up for guided backcountry skiing.

Description

Peak 12,666 bowl contains a number of steeper chutes (A few lines are drawin in on the picture). These all drop directly into the West Fork Bowl. If you are out for steep chutes, hike back to the top of your next line. If not, continue down West Fork Bowl and back to the trailhead.

All of the lines in the West Fork Bowl essentially lead back to the cat track that leads back to the car. Just follow it and you'll successfully make it home.

Peak 12,666 bowl contains steeper, more advanced terrain. West Fork Bowl mellows out to intermediate terrain.

Rate This Featured Ski Line

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Ski Line

Check In

Check-Ins

none

Trail Ratings

  5.0 from 1 vote

#81

Overall
  5.0 from 1 vote
5 Star
100%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%
Rankings

#35

in Colorado

#81

Overall
24 Views Last Month
1,003 Since Mar 31, 2015
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

0%
0%
0%
100%
0%
0%

0 Comments

Powder Project is part of the REI Co-op family,
where a life outdoors is a life well lived.

Shop REI Ski