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Ascent

-421' -128 m

Descent

28%

Avg Slope (16°)

52%

Max Slope (28°)

12,128' 3,697 m

High

11,707' 3,568 m

Low

Shared By J. Bella

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This is a steep line down an avalanche gully.

J. Bella
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
Wilderness area, no mechanized equipment, drones etc.

Need to Know

Class 3 avalanche terrain and poor cell phone service make caution necessary here.

Description

This is the middle and most prominent line in a series of steep avalanche-prone gullies in the south-facing bowl at the head of Long Canyon. Strong winds deposit snow at the top of this ridge, and the gullies below act like a sluice and catch snow that forms vertical drifts in the terrain features.

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