Diagonal cut

Sierra Nevada Resort

This line is a nice shortcut that can give some epic turns as it starts at 2900m

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
347 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
139 m
Low Point
2.8 km
High Point
2.9 km
Gradient
31˚
Diagonal cut Map

The only issues and worries will be the rocks in early season if the snow cover is poor. Start the line from the middle of the red slope "Diagonal Cauchiles" turning to the left. By middle of March the entrance can be skied out, either an easy entrance can be taken or you can jump in if you wish. Remember it might be rocky due to the sunny aspect of this part of the mountain. As soon as the entrance is sorted you can turn pretty much anywhere for about 300 meters but it's best to keep some speed as the bottom of the line is quite flat and gives access to the blue slope "Rebeco's". This line can be icy late season, particularly after the end of March.

Description

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

January, February, March

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