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black Sheep Lake Couloir

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0.3 mile 0.4 kilometer point to point
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Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -549' -167 m
High: 6,084' 1,854 m
Low: 5,535' 1,687 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 38% (21°)
Max Slope: 45% (24°)
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Trail shared by Ben Stone

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A killer coloir close to the road.

Ben Stone
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
The Chinook Pass Road (410) is closed in winter, check the WDOT website for up to date info.

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This is a sweet chute that is a long trek from either Crystal Mountain Resort, or a very short tour from the road. It is not obvious from the road, but once at the peak, the Couloir becomes apparent. Once in the chute, make sure to exit right (skiers) and maintain elevation in order to avoid putting on skins again to get to the car.

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