Type: Backcountry or Sidecountry
Be aware of other users, especially snowmobilers and guided groups.
These are the shorter shots directly inside of Camp Hale. They include a grove of aspens at the top of the runs.
With good conditions, these short shots are a more than enjoyable way to skin a little and get some decent skiing in.
Need to Know
Be aware of current CAIC Avy forecasts and understand the nature of the slopes in this area. The sun hits these nearly the entire day, so conditions can rapidly change.
The slope directly within Camp Hale offers multiple "make your own adventure" opportunities for a short day out skiing. You can go as high as you want, incorporating the grove of aspens at the top of the runs if you choose.
If your party is the first out there after a decent snow, the slope provides enjoyable pow shots with the right conditions.
History & Background
Camp Hale was used to train the famous 10th Mountain Division during World War II until their unit was moved to Fort Drum, NY. You could be skiing something that Jack Durance tele'd on!
Shared By: Trent Hillier