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Teton Mountains

Submitted By: Dobish on April 29, 2010

Administrator: Dobish

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Savage Peak Couloir

The couloir is skiable from summit to bottom (1200+ feet), however, when we skied it we entered the couloir from a side inlet 200' below the summit as a sizable cornice existed at the top.  The upper pitch can reach 50 degrees, but the majority of the couloir is sustained 45.  The bulk of the couloir is fairly shaded from the sun, except for the top 100', so an early start is prudent.  No narrow chokes exist and the majority of the couloir is wide at roughly 30', but it does have a double fall line.

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The Tetons are some of the most sought after peaks in america, as they stand tall and proud in the center of the country. The skiing is fantastic, and the descents are steep and technical.  The snow is often very good, and you will be in awe of the majestic peaks.

How to Get There

Located around Jackson Hole, these peaks are easily accessible from the town itself.

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