Technically two separate “lines” but they combine really nicely for a very fun, nearly 3000 vertical foot, run. The “Glacier Route” is the lower section and is often skied all summer due to it’s elevation and North aspect. From the lookers top right corner of the Glacier Route is the “East Face” of the Middle Teton. This starts as a chute and once it reaches the saddle between the Dike Pinnacle and the Middle Teton it opens up into a large face. The lower 700 feet of the East Face runs against the North wall of the Dike Pinnacle and as a result is well protected from wind and sun. The upper 600 feet is a steep and exposed face that is a great ski when conditions are good, but due to its exposure and technical nature can become sketchy in a hurry once it starts to melt out. The top 1000 feet of the East Face is superb steep skiing, pitched in the mid to upper 50′s throughout a lot of the line it’s an awesome line by any standard.
East Face/Glacier Route