Gondolas line

Sierra Nevada Resort

A really short line but worth a go as it doesn't require effort in terms of walking, being 2 minutes walk from both gondolas.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
255 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
72 m
Low Point
2.6 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
25˚
Gondolas line Map

Take either of the gondolas (both of them bring you to the same place) and as soon as you are at the top turn left, where you will see a lot of ski schools. Go straight ahead and you will see a black and yellow security rope, which you need to duck under. Watch out for rocks as this area does not hold the snow well. It's not too steep for the first 3 to 4 turns in nice powder but it is enough steep to get some sliding snow. Remember we are heading to the middle of the blue slope named "Diagonal balsa" below, which you cross. Watch for the compression and other skiers as you cross it. Then head straight into the second part of the line, where nice turns can be found. It is impossible to get lost as you are between the artificial lake on your left and the blue slope "El rio". As soon you are more or less at the same level with the lake you join the blue run.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

Features

  • Walk Required

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