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0.4 mile 0.6 kilometer point to point
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Intermediate/Difficult

Elevation

Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -448' -137 m
High: 11,651' 3,551 m
Low: 11,204' 3,415 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 22% (13°)
Max Slope: 44% (24°)
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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 ski tour on Monarch Pass with great views from the top.

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

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From the summit of 11692, ski west along the Continental Divide and then drop north down the drainage and return to US 50.

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