Hyalite Canyon/ Gallatin mountains

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Hyalite Canyon/ Gallatin mountains

Submitted By: sicky_line_brah on September 03, 2010

Administrator: sicky_line_brah

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Colorado » Front Range

Chimney Chute

The main descent is straight down the chute through two hallways, which are not super narrow.  There is a skiers right option if the main line has already been hit.  It is a great route but can have serious avalanche hazards and potential to pin a person into a rock or drag over a cliff.  Pay attention to the convexity on the top, this route can get wind loaded.  The exit is a right turn down the first creek to the parking lot.

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Popular zone south of Bozeman.  Majority of the best skiing with minimal approach is in the Mount Blackmore area.  Skiing ranges from tight trees to alpine lines.  A great place for dawn patrols before going to work in Bozeman.

How to Get There

To access the Mount Blackmore trailhead, drive south from Bozeman on 19th st. until you reach the Hyalite Canyon rd.  Follow the road all the way to Hyalite Reservoir, park at the trailhead before crossing the reservoir's dam.

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