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Black Bess

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Ascent: 0' 0 m
Descent: -474' -144 m
High: 10,363' 3,159 m
Low: 9,889' 3,014 m

Grade

Avg Slope: 34% (19°)
Max Slope: 38% (21°)
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Trail shared by Asher Margolies

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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Black Bess is one of the main runs on the north side of Grizzly Gulch.

Asher Margolies
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

Black Bess starts at the top of the Honeycomb Cliffs and descends into Grizzly Gulch. Depending on the line you choose, Black Bess ranges from the low 20-degrees to the low 30-degrees.

Description

Follow the directions to Twin Lakes Pass from the Grizzly Gulch trailhead. When you reach the pass, turn left (north) and ascend the ridge, staying in the trees, until you reach the top of the Honeycomb Cliffs.

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