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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.


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Ascent

11,686' 3,562 m

High

11,182' 3,408 m

Low

504' 154 m

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Down

18%

Avg Slope (10°)

40%

Max Slope (22°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
Monarch Pass is periodically closed for avalanche control.

Need to Know

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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Dan Allen

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Sunset from Point 11692
Dec 26, 2018 near Whitepine, CO
Another deep classic day in Pass Bowl.
Dec 6, 2016 near Whitepine, CO
Often there will be a prominent skin track behind the snow stake.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
A great time will be had choosing either the northwest face or the southeast face.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
The open glades of the northwest face on the Southern High Point (11,692ft).
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO
Snow stake.
Feb 18, 2019 near Whitepine, CO

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