Analysing terrain data
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The exposure grade does not take into account objective hazards (stone fall, seracs, etc) but only the consequences of the skier falling.
Low Exposure (E1): Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.
Medium Exposure (E2): As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.
High Exposure (E3): In case of a fall, death is highly likely.
Extreme Exposure (E4): In case of a fall, the skier faces certain death.
From the car park below the hospice of the view, take the Val d'Agnel, covering it along its entire length in a northerly direction, then turning eastwards to reach the Fuorcla d'Agnel. From here go down to the Jentasch hut and continue east for a hundred meters, reaching the entrance of a valley to be traveled in a southerly direction up to an altitude of 2860, where the route bends again eastwards in the direction of Piz Traunter Ovas.
After passing a small, fairly sloping fork, Piz Surgonda can finally be seen heading south.
Continue along this direction until you reach an attachment point on the wide ridge that then leads to the summit.
Then go down the Val D'Agnel trying (if possible) to skirt the West side of the Corn d'Alv to avoid having to push on the ski poles.