Mt Rose Highway

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Mt Rose Highway

Submitted By: stoepstyle on May 06, 2010

Administrator: stoepstyle

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North Chute

Tree chute, very steep, the top part when you are traversing to the descent is very meadow skippy but the second you are in the chute it is a tight and steep tree chute.  It's probably about 500' long once you are in the chute proper,  If you manage to get first tracks in it, your in for a pretty incredible ski.  Once you ski the chute ski out towards skiers left through some low angle trees to the road cut.  NOTE: this pull out is probably the single most annoying place at berthoud pass to catch a ride from.  My advice-cross to the other side of the road and walk up the hill aways (assuming the side is plowed).  If you ski out towards the right it will take you to 7 mile, which is a very long low angle ski down to Winter Park.

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Sledders sometimes and there's some private property, just look for signs. Other than that many places to pull over right off the highway and hit any of the peaks there up! Excellent views of Lake Tahoe on a nice day

 

How to Get There

From Truckee drive over Brockaway pass and up into Nevada till you see highway 431, the Mt Rose Highway. Drive North till you find a pullout you like and giter dun!

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