Y Couloir Area
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Y Couloir Area
Submitted By: Shumaker on January 15, 2013
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From the Summit. The primary ski is down the south face of Mt Toll. there are a couple of different options from an open snow field to a fairly narrow couloir. Both of which provide nice turns. Once down from the main snow field and conditions permitting make you way back to Blue Lake and follow the same trail you took on the way in to get out.[more]
The Y area is one of the easiest and most accessed chute areas in the Wasatch with approx. 3400 skiable vert. It offers consistant booters, moderate to steep skiing and great views. Most couloirs in the area are good dawn patrols due to the quick accessability and you ski almost everything you hike. Photo shamelessly stolen from Straightchuter.com
How to Get There
Drive up Little Cottonwood Canyon to the Lisa Falls Parking area approx. 3 miles up the canyon; park on the south side of the road in a designated parking area. This area is plowed and allows you to get your car well off the road. This lot should be avoided if the UDOT notice is posted. This lot also fills up on the weekends with folks hiking down to the river.
From the parking area, slide down a wide path to the creek and cross the best way possible. From there head up towards the debris fan and begin the stairmaster to the top via the Y Couloir or the Y Not
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