Guidebook : Ski Lines


Egypt Lake Couloir, South Pharaoh Peak
Ball Range - Alberta - Canada
Banff National Park

For information to access the starting point for Egypt Lake Couloir, on South Pharaoh Peak, please see the Egypt Lake ski zone page.


In the north-west corner of Egypt Lake you will find a very small south facing couloir feature that has a few trees within it. Could be used as an introduction to couloir skiing with less risk than most of the other local options.

Ski Line Info: [?]
Max Elevation: 2100m
Min Elevation: 2026m
Vertical Relief: 74m
Distance: 0.10km

Ski Line Access Info: [?]
Distance: 1.25km
Vertical Gain: 74m

Ski Zone Access Info: [?]
Ski Zone: Egypt Lake
Distance: 13.00km
Vertical Gain: 675km
Vertical Loss: 350km

Combined Access Info: [?]
Distance: 14.25km
Vertical Gain: 749m
Vertical Loss: 350m

Map Info:
82 O/4: GR766616

Directions:
From Egypt Lake Shelter head south west directly towards the north face of The Sphinx. After about 1 km through broken and rolling forest you will come to the northern shoreline of Egypt Lake, head directly west along the shore towards the east facing cliffs. Looking north you will find a small couloir feature, climb and ski.


Map overlays created for satellite data and may be off in terrain mode, for more info click here.

Egypt Lake Contents:

  Healy 3

  Lost Peak

  Monarch Ramparts
       - North Bowl

  Natalko Peak

  North Pharaoh Peak
       - Black Rock Col
       - Black Rock Couloir
       - Black Rock East Ridge
       - Black Rock Trees
       - Isis Couloir
       - Osiris Couloir

  Scarab Peak
       - North-East Face
       - North-East Gully
       - South Face/Glacier

  South Pharaoh Peak
       - Burning Hand Couloir
       - Eastern Slide Paths
       - Egypt Lake Couloir
       - North Couloir
       - Pharaoh Trees
       - Shelter Pillow Field
       - Shelter Trees
       - The Nile

  The Sphinx
       - Eastern Avalanche Paths
       - Eastern Trees
       - Giza Couloir
       - Hall Of Records Couloir
       - Summit/South Face
       - The Sphinx Couloir
       - Tree Triangle

  Unnamed 742663

  Unnamed Pharaoh Peak
       - North East Chutes
       - South Bowl
       - Sphinx Lake Slope
       - Sphinx Lake Trees
       - Summit via East Ridge


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