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4th of July Couloir

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0.1 mile 0.2 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -383' -117 m
High: 12,450' 3,795 m
Low: 12,067' 3,678 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 53% (28°)
Max Slope: 77% (37°)
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Trail shared by J. Bella

A wide open chute that holds snow late into the season.

J. Bella
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

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This is avalanche terrain.

Description

This wide couloir is named for the rideable snow it holds during summer. It's a sustained pitch that opens into a large glacial basin. From the Lake Fork Primitive Route, the chute is obvious, and accessing the top is a pretty straightforward Class 2+ climb with very few technical requirements.

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