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Relay Peak Face

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Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -455' -139 m
High: 10,212' 3,113 m
Low: 9,757' 2,974 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 31% (17°)
Max Slope: 42% (23°)
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Trail shared by Tim Varner

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Check out these high exposure chutes off of Relay Peak.

Tim Varner
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Need to Know

Snowmobiles are allowed in this area, and can be either convenient or an annoyance. If your crew is getting rad on the rocks, wear a helmet and be prepared to rescue in case of trauma.

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This is a steep face littered with cliffs, chutes, and rocks for the thrill seeker. Hot lap this all day for a good time!

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Lake Tahoe from Relay Peak.
Mar 14, 2018 near Incline…, NV
View of the Relay Peak Face descent line from the corresponding ridgeline.
Mar 2, 2018 near Incline…, NV

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