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Ha Xilegen BC 3-Glacier route

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Freeride Skiing Difficult

2.7 km
28 m
549 m
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
3.9 km
Ha Xilegen BC 3-Glacier route Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's very remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between June and September. From a low point of 3.4 km to the maximum altitude of 3.9 km, the route covers 2.7 km, 28 vertical metres of ascent and 549 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 3.1 and Labande grade 4. You'll need rope, skins, ice axe, crampons and glacier kit to complete it safely.


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Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

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.


3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

between June and September


  • Bowl
  • Cliffs
  • Couloir
  • Glacier

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit