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Vasquez Saddle

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0.4 Miles 0.6 Kilometers


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Ascent

-789' -240 m

Descent

39%

Avg Slope (21°)

50%

Max Slope (27°)

12,013' 3,662 m

High

11,225' 3,421 m

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Avalanche risk for Mar 23, 2019: Low

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

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A gentle lower angle bowl with good turns.

Gunks Jesse
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

From the trailhead, follow the Jones Pass West Fork Bowl Ascent. The Vasquez Saddle is on your right between Vasquez Peak and Peak 12,666. Veer off the skin track and boot pack or skin up to the ridge line of the saddle. Pick your line and enjoy nice low angle skiing back to the skin track.

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