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Patsy Marley is the west summit of the Wolverine Cirque in Little Cottonwood Canyon. The name comes from a renown bar owner and bare-knuckle fighter from the Alta mining days. Patsy Marley shows its true colors as a backcountry skiing haven. The access to this peak is fast and the terrain is easy. When you only have a few hours to spare, and you want a few genuine runs in the backcountry, Patsy Marley is the place. There are two main routes to reach Patsy Marley. The most common route is to ascend Grizzly Gulch near the Alta Ski Area, and then climb the northeast ridge, or the north ridge, to the summit. The second route is to traverse the base of the Honeycomb Cliffs, from Brighton, to arrive at Twin Lakes Pass. From the pass, climb the north ridge to the summit. Both of these routes are very popular and usually have ski tracks within hours of a good snowstorm and stable snow conditions.
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N&S Summit N&S Ridge Ski 11/24/2010
South Summit North Ridge Ski 01/28/2006
Patsy Marley, Wasatch Mountains, Utah
Patsy Marley, Wasatch Mountains, Utah
Patsy Marley, Wasatch Mountains, Utah
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