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Caribou Hill Eastern Slopes

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 3.5 (4) SKI LINE

Easy early-season turns just above Nederland.


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Miles

0.7

KM

Ski Line

10,428' 3,178 m

High

10,006' 3,050 m

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0' 0 m

Up

422' 129 m

Down

18%

Avg Slope (10°)

28%

Max Slope (16°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know

Be on the lookout for moose in this area. We were here in early-December and saw seven (7!) moose.

Description

From the road (or the summit of Caribou Hill), head east. The line starts off quite low-angle (keep an eye out for rocks as this section tends to get wind scoured).

As the grade steepens, the snow will deepen. Enjoy some surfy turns on this lap-able run!

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Tom Robson

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  3.5 from 4 votes

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in Indian Peaks

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#4

in Indian Peaks

#153

in Colorado

#456

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Some wind scouring on the upper slopes of Caribou Hill.
Dec 8, 2016 near Nederland, CO

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