Little Cottonwood Canyon

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Little Cottonwood Canyon

Submitted By: Dobish on May 31, 2010

Administrator: Dobish

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Featured Descent

Colorado » Gore Range/Vail Pass

Silver Couloir

Nearly 3000' of skiing awaits those who put in the effort to climb to the top!!!  The Silver couloir has been regarded by several (Lou Dawson - Wild Snow, Chris Davenport - 50 Classic Ski Descents of N. America) as one of N. America's classic lines.  I have to say I agree.  The couloir is very wide (narrow section is 50 feet??), moderately steep at around 40 degrees, and LONG!!!

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Details

Little Cottonwood Canyon has steep chutes, tighter trees, and rockier outcroppings. Decent snow, but it is pretty steep

Camping

Very limited winter camping along this road

Where To Eat

go back to SLC

Access Information

A lot of Mixed Use Trails

How to Get There

Go West out of SLC and follow the signs for Snowbird/Alta/Little Cottonwood Road

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