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blue Forest Lakes Approach

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4.1 mile 6.6 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,800' 549 m
Descent: -3' -1 m
High: 11,011' 3,356 m
Low: 9,215' 2,809 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 8% (5°)
Max Slope: 21% (12°)
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Trail shared by Tom Robson

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.

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A great early season approach - fills in before the rest of East Portal.

Tom Robson
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This is a nice early-season approach. It connects to multiple below-treeline runs that all hold powder nicely, even after long periods of warmer weather.

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