Drop Off

Fiordland National Park

Treble Cone

Not a run, but a series of cliffs that are a freerider's idea of heaven.

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
717 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
287 m
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
1.9 km
Gradient
33˚
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Description

You can get a good look at the drop off for this line while on the saddle chair, just look to your left as you leave the bottom station. This line is a series of cliffs that are well known in NZ. They are pretty serious and you need to know what you are doing. Just watch the locals hucking off them on a powder day for inspiration

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

June, July, August

Features

  • Cliffs

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