A short, sharp, steep descent that can hold waist deep powder

Statistics

Analysing terrain data

Exposure

Exposure

The exposure grade does not take into account objective hazards (stone fall, seracs…) 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.

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.

Description

After going down the Bietenhorn piste for approximately 300 metres head to the right side of the piste and go round where avalanche danger rope is placed and begin traversing along the steep slope.

You can drop in at almost any point, but the further you traverse generally the better the snow and longer the descent.

Caution is advised though as avalanches can be triggered from above so be careful after heavy snow.

Due to its aspect and shading from above very little sun reaches it so it can retain good powder much longer than other places.

Experienced skiers will enjoy the particularly deep snow that accumulates here.