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black Warthog Gulch Descent

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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -680' -207 m
High: 11,743' 3,579 m
Low: 11,063' 3,372 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 23% (13°)
Max Slope: 31% (17°)
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Trail shared by James Culligan

Avalanche risk for Apr 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.

Full forecast for CAIC: Sawatch Zone — Brought to you by CO Avalanche Information Center

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Open glades transition into steep, tight trees.

James Culligan
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

From the Ascent to Hill Top NE of Uncle Buds Hut:
- Remain on the ridge / spine, moving generally East.
- Avoid dropping in (North) until you reach elevation 11400/11300.
Note: It is possible to drop in earlier, but be aware of rock spines, cliffs and avalanche hazards.
- Stop descent at elevation 11000 in order to begin return ascent.

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