Forum

## Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

Colorado 14er peak questions, condition requests and other info. 14er Trip Reports, Condition Reports
Posts: 193
Joined: Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:57 am

### Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

Does anyone know the conditions presently of the "C Couloir" on Missouri Mountain? I'm thinking of doing that on Friday.

Moderator
Posts: 5043
Joined: Mon Jul 26, 2004 8:54 am

### Re: Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

Here is a photo of Missouri taken this past Monday...

c couloir question.jpg (93.9 KiB) Viewed 421 times
Remember what your knees are for.
http://www.hikingintherockies.com

Posts: 193
Joined: Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:57 am

### Re: Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

Perfect!!! Thanks so much. It looks like it is ON!

Posts: 829
Joined: Wed Jun 22, 2005 12:20 pm
Location: Littleton

### Re: Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

It makes for a fun glissade down.

May 17. Weeeeeeeeeeee:

There are some trips you never fully come back from.

Posts: 193
Joined: Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:57 am

### Re: Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

Hey can you tell me the approximate maximum slope degree on this one?

Moderator
Posts: 5043
Joined: Mon Jul 26, 2004 8:54 am

### Re: Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

Using Nat Geo TOPO to read the slope, it says the steepest part is an 83% slope (approximately 40 degrees). There definitely room for error using that program to measure slope though as the slope angle must be sustained for at least 40 vertical feet to be measured.

***edited to correct degrees***

Equation is ATAN(s)*180/pi where s is the percent slope in decimal format. Feel free to correct me on this one, it's been a while since I took Algebra.
Remember what your knees are for.
http://www.hikingintherockies.com

Posts: 193
Joined: Thu Jun 26, 2008 11:57 am

### Re: Missouri Mountain "C Couloir"

Thanks -- that is correct and about what I thought it would be.

### Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Stone Climber and 15 guests