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Cuesta line

Sierra Nevada Resort

This is a nice shortcut line, from the red slope "Cuesta de las Artesillas" where you enjoy a 150 meters including some steep parts. Remember a lot of people go here and snow will be often tracked.

Freeride Skiing Severe

295 m
0 m
80 m
Low Point
2.7 km
High Point
2.8 km
Cuesta line Map

The Gondolas and the Stadium chairlift bring us quickly into this line, as this is a short cut line. As soon as you are more or less under the 4 seats chairlift "Laguna" turn to your right from the red slope "Cuesta de las Artesillas". The entrance can be full of snow blocks as groomers drop some snow from the red slope. Artificial snow can be present in the entrance making you lose a lot of speed, as the area takes a lot of artificial snow, meaning that in the morning it can be icy then slushy in the afternoon. It is like that most of the year. 50 meters after entering into the line a few turns will be needed and you will a have lot of choices of how to cross the area, either by jumping cliff or more easily by passing slowly around the cliffs. If you do not jump then remember to check the landing as many people go to play over there or at the bottom of this line and this traffic can damage the quality of the snow. The cliff is between 4-10 meters so ski it wherever you like, keeping the highest speed possible when you will finish because the bottom of the line is flat and takes you onto the red slope "Olimpica", which then brings you down to the chairlifts "Laguna" and "Dilar". You can then choose some other line on this part if the mountain or go back to the Borequiles plateau. Remember that rocks are the main danger as well as avalanche on the steep part.



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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between January and April


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