Powder Project Logo

blueBlack Jones Pass Bowl

  3.0 ( 4 ) Favorite

Trail

1.2 mile 2.0 kilometer point to point
Ski Line
Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -1,224' -373 m
High: 11,924' 3,634 m
Low: 10,700' 3,261 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 19% (11°)
Max Slope: 26% (15°)
Driving directions Take a virtual tour
Zoom in to see details
Map Key

Trail shared by Gunks Jesse

Avalanche risk for May 30, 2019: Moderate

Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern. Natural avalanches unlikely; human-triggered avalanches possible.

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

Avy tweets from @CAICfrontrange

Weather

Getting forecast...

Current ascent conditions

Unknown See History

Popular ski lines nearby

Navigate on-trail with our free app

iOS App Store Android App Store

Skied this ascent?

Add details to help others plan their adventure.

An expansive open bowl with numerous options for a fun easy descent.

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This expansive north-facing bowl has numerous moderate options at and below tree line. Softer snow usually awaits in the trees.

Follow the Jones Pass South Ascent up Jones Pass Road to the top of the bowl. It is a straightforward ascent, especially after the snowmobiles and the snow cats have established the path.

The descent is almost as straightforward as the ascent. The bowl is wide open and is mostly lower-angle, moderate runs. Choose your line and start the descent. Be sure to meet up with your partner prior to entering the woods. Pretty much any line you take will funnel you back to the skin track or snow cat track and out to the parking area, so it is really easy to get in and out of here.

Rate This Featured Ski Line

Rate Quality


   Clear Rating

Rate Difficulty

Share This Ski Line

Check In

Check-Ins

Jan 15, 2019
Mason masonmoomey96@gmail.com
First Splitboard Decent. Tons of fun. Will keep splitboarding. 3mi — 3h 00m

Trail Ratings

  3.0 from 4 votes

#448

Overall
  3.0 from 4 votes
5 Star
25%
4 Star
0%
3 Star
50%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
25%
Rankings

#173

in Colorado

#448

Overall
24 Views Last Month
4,092 Since Apr 1, 2015
Intermediate/Difficult Intermediate/Difficult

0%
0%
33%
67%
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