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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

Avalanche risk for Apr 18, 2019: Low

Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features. Natural and human-triggered avalanches unlikely.

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Current ascent conditions

Minor Issues 68 days ago See History
Crusty, Hardpack, Icy - Thin toward the bottom. Hard from traffic. Top is wind blown and hard crust.

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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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Mar 18, 2019
Bryan Stewart
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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
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Nov 5, 2018
Josh K
May 6, 2018
David Willenbrink

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