Picos chute skiing

Picos de Europa

Easy access moderate chute lines.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
2.6 km
Ascent
456 m
Descent
439 m
Low Point
1.4 km
High Point
1.9 km
Gradient
37˚
Picos chute skiing Map

Steep lines in the Europa d' Picos

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

Features

  • Couloir
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons