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Beartrap Fork

Intermediate
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Skin track to access terrain in Beartrap Fork.


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Map Key

2.2

Miles

3.6

KM

Ascent

9,725' 2,964 m

High

7,580' 2,310 m

Low

2,145' 654 m

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Down

18%

Avg Slope (10°)

38%

Max Slope (21°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

This ascent is a low angle skin track that runs through the bottom of the drainage. By sticking close to the drainage, you'll avoid some of the most dense foliage, and make your way up a fairly consistent slope.

Beartrap Fork provides excellent intermediate terrain with relatively low avalanche hazard. Popular runs in Beartrap Fork include Beartrap Aspens, The Cone, and Beartrap Glades. You can also access Powder Park 3 and Lake Desolation from Beartrap Fork.

Ninety-Nine 90 chairlift provides reasonably easy sidecountry access to Beartrap Fork, although you'll need to skin a short distance back to the resort. This is also a good way to access the skiing in the Willow Creek drainage to the East.

Contacts

Shared By:

Ben Haas with improvements by Asher Margolies

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  4.8 from 4 votes

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Dec 7, 2020
Andrew Schafer
Jan 27, 2020
Derek Johnson
Dec 16, 2018
Maggie McCann
Feb 11, 2018
Sara LoTemplio
skinned up to the backside of 99-ninety at park city. Skied through some nice open bowls and an aspen grove. some terrain traps in gully. 6mi — 6h 00m
Dec 16, 2017
Brit Graf
With santo, tried to meet up with brian. Awesome powder run at the top. Did two loops on two different sides.
Dec 15, 2017
Amy Tyrone Stuifzand
Dec 31, 2016
CRyanDean
4.3mi
Dec 8, 2016
David Abbott