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Paravalanghe Niculin

Riserva Bianca – Limone Piemonte

Paravalanghe Niculin is a classic freeride descent which with a short ascent with skins that allows an exciting descent on an open slope.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

1.4 km
141 m
313 m
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
2.2 km
Paravalanghe Niculin Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between December and March. From a low point of 1.9 km to the maximum altitude of 2.2 km, the route covers 1.4 km, 141 vertical metres of ascent and 313 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 3.3 and Labande grade 3. You'll need skins to complete it safely.


Litlle skin ascent and an exciting descent on Pian del Leone



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.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between December and March


  • Face
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins