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blueBlack Monarch Pass, Point 11692

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0.5 mile 0.9 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 504' 154 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 11,686' 3,562 m
Low: 11,182' 3,408 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 18% (10°)
Max Slope: 40% (22°)
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Avalanche risk for Apr 30, 2019: Moderate

Heightened avalanche conditions on specific terrain features. Evaluate snow and terrain carefully; identify features of concern. Natural avalanches unlikely; human-triggered avalanches possible.

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A great tour above Monarch Pass with great views. A good option to follow a day of skiing at Monarch Ski Area.

Dan Allen
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
Monarch Pass is periodically closed for avalanche control.

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No facilities are located at the parking area.

Description

Park in the pull-out on the north side of US 50. Cross US 50 and skin up the main drainage to the Continental Divide, turn east and follow the ridge to the summit of Point 11692.

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