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Bullion Basin Ascent

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A long tour in Crystal's backcountry leading to the north facing Bullion Basin.


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Map Key

2.7

Miles

4.4

KM

Ascent

6,421' 1,957 m

High

4,370' 1,332 m

Low

2,063' 629 m

Up

12' 4 m

Down

14%

Avg Slope (8°)

32%

Max Slope (18°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
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Description

Start in upper parking lot C and skin up the cat road. The map track is accurate and shouldn't steer your wrong. Almost entirely low angle easy skinning, almost entirely out from overhead hazard except for a few short sections that aren't too severe.

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Powder Project Staff with improvements by Nick Crews

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Some fun stuff to be had!
Mar 30, 2015 near Eatonville, WA
Looking at the NW face (Carnival Chutes?) of Bullion Peak from the NW ridge.
Feb 28, 2021 near Greenwater, WA
Using thick trees as cover for the steep rollover at the bottom of the Platinum Peak SW face.
Feb 26, 2021 near Greenwater, WA

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