At Supreme Bowl snow and ice hung in the deep shade formed by the limestone and marble cliffs long after it had melted away from many less protected areas at Alta.  As a result a steep-sided cirque formed in the cliff-forming limestones.  The long run-out at the bottom toward the Supreme Chair loading station follows the line of the trunk glacier.

This tight cirque cut into limestone and marble has steep sides,  ragged cliffs and the typical cirque and flat run-out.  The steep north facing slopes keep the snow shaded most of the year and preserve snow quality.

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