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Tyndall Gorge Descent

Intermediate/Difficult
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1.2 mile 2.0 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 14' 4 m
Descent: -1,736' -529 m
High: 11,859' 3,615 m
Low: 10,123' 3,086 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 27% (15°)
Max Slope: 59% (30°)
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Trail shared by Ryan Nevius

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A fantastic, miles-long line with Hallett Peak and Flattop Mountain towering above.

Ryan Nevius
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

One of the highlights of skiing any of the steep lines in upper Tyndall Gorge is this moderate line at the bottom. At over a mile long (and up to nearly 2.5 miles, if you're able to ski all the way to Bear Lake Parking Area), Tyndall Gorge often holds deep snow late into the season.

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Looking up the East Couloir from the apron.
May 2, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Looking up Dead Elk (left) and Dragontail (right). April 2015.
May 2, 2015 near Grand Lake, CO
Tyndall Glacier
Jul 24, 2017 near Grand Lake, CO

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