Pointe de Nyon's north line

Les Gets Bike

Morzine

Portes du Soleil

A long line below and then over a ridge with some steepness and a mix of snow conditions.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
887 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
411 m
Low Point
1.5 km
High Point
2 km
Gradient
38˚
Pointe de Nyon's north line Map

This is an easily accessed line as you turn right on top of Pointe chairlift. The line is steep and needs some good skills as we pass below a ridge and cross over a ridge mixing a north face and west facing later on. The line gets a lot of sun into the lower half so make sure the snow conditions are good and there's enough snow before heading in. Avalanche risk is pretty important below the ridge into the first part. One unusual thing to be aware of on this line is the change of snow conditions as you move round onto the west side where fresh can turn into frozen snow. The line finishes on the blue piste "Les Freux" which leads back to Nyon ski area.

Description

Difficulty

Extreme

Extreme skiing terrain above 45 degrees. These routes are reserved for experienced experts.

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

Features

  • Trees

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