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Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -312' -95 m
High: 9,244' 2,818 m
Low: 8,932' 2,722 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 27% (15°)
Max Slope: 30% (17°)
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Avalanche risk for Nov 26, 2017: Low

Generally safe avalanche conditions. Watch for unstable snow on isolated terrain features. Natural and human-triggered avalanches unlikely.

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This run drops off the south side of the ridge dividing Mill Creek Canyon from Big Cottonwood Canyon in the Powder Park 1 area located northwest of Desolation Lake in the Mill D North Fork area. It's also just east of Little Water Peak.

Skin up Mill D North Fork until you reach the split marked by a sign pointing the ways to Dog Lake (west) and Desolation Lake (east). Head toward the latter, but after a mile or so, you need to get into the more northerly drainage, the head of which makes up the aptly named Powder Park 1 area. So many great options exists here, and there are lots of low-angle and wind-sheltered areas to choose from.

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