Snowshoeing

Snowshoeing the Obsidian Dome Blue Diamond Route

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  • Snowshoeing near Obsidian Dome you will discover two scenic loops. A shorter .65 mile loop offers a great beginner opportunity to explore the area. Head farther down the groomed road to explore a longer 1.4 mile loop near the base of the Dome. Both trails begin off of the groomed road which adds milage to your outing. The exposure and magnitude of Obsidian makes for a truly unique experience.

  • Snowshoeing near Obsidian Dome you will discover two scenic loops. A shorter .65 mile loop offers a great beginner opportunity to explore the area. Head farther down the groomed road to explore a longer 1.4 mile loop near the base of the Dome. Both trails begin off of the groomed road which adds milage to your outing. The exposure and magnitude of Obsidian makes for a truly unique experience.

Avalanche Forecast for 04/10/2022

  • Avalanche danger is LOW on all aspects and at all elevations. Strong April sun may warm the snow surface to excess in isolated areas bringing the possibility for small wet-loose avalanches. LOW danger does not mean NO danger. Conduct your own localized assessments of conditions before committing to avalanche terrain. Find out More
  • Experience Checklist

    • Binoculars
    • Camera
    • Day pack
    • Energy bars/electrolyte replacement
    • Hat
    • Hiking boots
    • Ski poles
    • Snowshoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen/lip protector
    • Telephoto lens
    • Warm clothing
    • Water
    • Winter gloves

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    Experience Information

    Trail Length
    2.3 miles
    Trail Surface
    Snow
    Duration
    Half day

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