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Upper Main Slope

Easy/Intermediate
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0.6 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
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Easy/Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -816' -249 m
High: 11,387' 3,471 m
Low: 10,571' 3,222 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 27% (15°)
Max Slope: 66% (34°)
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Trail shared by Ryan Nevius

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The most popular line in Upper Hidden Valley, for good reason.

Ryan Nevius
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Description

From Trail Ridge Road, Upper Main Slope is the most obvious, wide-open slope. This line often holds the best snow in the area, mid-winter, and is the most popular line in Upper Hidden Valley, for good reason.

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May 26, 2019
Ben McGlenn
Trail Ridge Road was open so we parked on the side and skipped the lower T-bar area. Did a few laps, plenty of snow but very wet and sticky 1mi
Mar 18, 2019
Bryan Stewart
0.6mi
Mar 10, 2019
Jesse Villines
Feb 10, 2019
Isaac Comcowich
A great area for those looking to try back country/ ski touring easy approach good easy straight forward lines
Dec 16, 2018
nrj5011
Nov 5, 2018
Josh K
May 6, 2018
David Willenbrink

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  3.4 from 5 votes

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Trail Ridge Road in Early February.
Dec 4, 2017 near Estes Park, CO

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