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Caribou Hill Eastern Slopes

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0.4 Miles 0.7 Kilometers


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Ascent

-422' -129 m

Descent

18%

Avg Slope (10°)

28%

Max Slope (16°)

10,428' 3,178 m

High

10,006' 3,050 m

Low

Shared By Tom Robson

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Avalanche risk for Dec 10, 2018: 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: Front Range Zone — Brought to you by CO Avalanche Information Center

Avy tweets from @CAICfrontrange

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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