The classic Gaislachkogel off-piste

Sölden

Trentino-Alto Adige

Classic off piste with many variations down from Gaislachkogl for good riders

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
1.4 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
607 m
Low Point
2.4 km
High Point
3 km
Gradient
37˚
The classic Gaislachkogel off-piste Map

This one is the classic off-piste down from top of Gaislachkogl to the bowl and then to the middle station. It's not really a line because there are lots of different options if you want to go down this off-piste. The entry is in the same area, as for the “Wasserkar”; get out of the gondola on top of the mountain and follow the fence on the right side. It will lead you to a yellow sign, on the outside of the circle-like curve of slope number 1. There are different variations of the route going down here, but the best option is to drop in before you cross under the gondola cable. After leaving the regular slopes, ride the line you chose while you went up on the gondola. From the gondola you will see everything you need to know for your line. Some variations get better and more interesting with more snow. Remember that in general, there are 3 big spines. Depending on the wind and other circumstances, there can be some smaller ones on them. Another important fact is that the lines on the far left are steeper, whereas on the right side they are mellower. You can see everything from the gondola so just try to keep that image in your mind. If you ride down and make your way between the spines, the face opens up and the whole terrain becomes flatter. Ride the pow and follow off-piste down to the pistes.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December

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