Trip Report: Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT – “Tanners Gulch”

Trip Report:  Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT – “Tanners Gulch”
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3,500-vertical-foot Tanners Gulch in Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT. image: fatmapToday, May 21st 2020, I endlessly bootpacked my way up the north side of Little Cottonwood Canyon to ski down the legendary “Tanners Gulch”.

Tanners received Andrew McLean’s mythical “The Chuting Gallery“ guidebook’s highest rating:  3-stars.

I’d been eyeing this line all season long but I never quite understood what was going up there until I recently acquired Andrew’s book and read its killer description.

“This is a classic chute with a great variety of skiing in it, including a beautiful headwall chute, an open bowl and fun rolling terrain all the way to the bottom.”

– Andrew McLean in “The Chuting Gallery“

Tanners Gulch – Little Cottonwood Canyon, UT Details: Summit (actually a saddle):  10,800 Vertical from car:  3,500′ Vertical skied:  3,500′ .... Continue Reading at Snowbrains



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