The Main Chute is a steeper version of Gunsight.  This challenging run is formed by the Gunsight fracture system cutting through the glacial headwall formed in the Tintic Quartzite at the head of the Collins Gulch glacier and the Ballroom Cirque.  The fracture is an effective snow trap, just wide enough to get your skis around.  This is all headwall and there is little flattening of the chute until you get near the bottom and enter the Ballroom cirque.

The Main Chute

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