Triple canyon bypass loop with ski cut avalanche fun

In search of untracked low angle ridges, we picked a route that traversed three different major canyons. We should have focused on the turns and putting the miles behind us, but steep, un-avalanched slopes were just begging for ski cuts.

avalanche in Millcreek, Utah

Fun with avalanches

View of the steep north facing starting zone.

ski cut avalanche

Here's a close up of the ski cut heading straight onto the slope and then cutting right onto a flat ridge.

surface hoar avalanche, wasatch 2010

Foothill after the productive ski cut

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