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Stupid Chute

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Classic, wide chute in Brighton's back bowls.


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0.8

Miles

1.3

KM

Ski Line

10,233' 3,119 m

High

9,488' 2,892 m

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Up

744' 227 m

Down

18%

Avg Slope (10°)

37%

Max Slope (20°)
Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry

Overview

Fun, wide chute in Brighton's back bowls, easily accessible from the Milly Chairlift.

Description

Ride Brighton's Milly Chairlift, then head straight South out of the Brighton backcountry gate towards Wolverine Cirque where Stupid Chute is the largest chute on the left located where the ridgeline starts to climb up to Mt. Wolverine. If you want more vert then boot hike the ridge line to the top of Mount Millicent and ski down the ridge line to Stupid Chute. From the top you can continue to Wolverine Bowl, any of the chutes in Wolverine Cirque or continue traverse into Alta's Catherines area. After you ski the chute, head left to ski Thousand Turns Gully or Figure 8 Hill and return to Brighton by staying skier's right of the Twin Lakes Reservoir.

Contacts

Shared By:

Caitlin S with improvements by Kimball High

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  4.0 from 2 votes

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Approach from Brighton's Millicent chair into Wolverine Cirque with Stupid Chute on the left, 1000 turns on he right.
May 5, 2021 near Brighton, UT
Skinning up Stupid Chute. Looking North with Highway to Heaven in the background left.
May 5, 2021 near Brighton, UT
Late April powder in Stupid Chute.
May 5, 2021 near Brighton, UT
Top of chute. Boot packed up it. Powder on wind blown; some rocks on top and skiers left.
Mar 11, 2021 near Brighton, UT
Stupid Chute
Oct 21, 2019 near Brighton, UT

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