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Caribou Hill Eastern Slopes

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0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
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Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -422' -129 m
High: 10,428' 3,178 m
Low: 10,006' 3,050 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 18% (10°)
Max Slope: 28% (16°)
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Trail shared by Tom Robson

Easy early-season turns just above Nederland.

Tom Robson
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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Mar 15, 2020
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Some wind scouring on the upper slopes of Caribou Hill.
Dec 8, 2016 near Nederland, CO