Gabba woods

Courmayeur

A fun, short off-piste run in the woods that is a good choice in bad visibility.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
932 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
276 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.3 km
Gradient
33˚
Gabba woods Map

From the top of Plan de La Gabba chairlift go right. Ski down the flat slope next to the chairlift pylon then into the woods. Cross a small groomed connection piste. Now you can choose to ski down left or right of the chairlift pylons. The woods become increasingly steep and fun and lead back to the Comba Moretta piste.

Difficulty

Difficult

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.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December

Features

  • Trees

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