Suicide Bowl

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Suicide Bowl

Submitted By: Y.C. on January 03, 2012

Administrator: Y.C.

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Snowmobile Access: No
Approach Difficulty: Easy

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Colorado » Front Range

Shit for Brains Couloir

Once you get to where the snow ends, turn back around an ski it.  You will be able to see where the tight spots/shallow spots are on the bootpack up.

It's a classic line that gets a lot of looks but not too many tracks.

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This is a bowl that is tucked back in off the North Face of Lobo Overlook.  It previously has had large avalanche implications as it is a perfect angle.  Lately it is so skier compacted on a regular basis that I do not foresee much slide potential but I would still apply your Avy eyes.

How to Get There

Head back on the Lobo lookout road until you see the bowl pictured.  Hike either up the left side ridge which is steeper and more direct or follow the road which switchbacks on the right side.  Ski down the powder and repeat.

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