Tajos de la virgen summit.

Sierra Nevada Resort

Probable the most complicated line of the ski resort only for experts into a really steep gully.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
1.1 km
Ascent
63 m
Descent
214 m
Low Point
3 km
High Point
3.2 km
Gradient
40˚
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Tajos de la virgen summit. Map

Description

Access to the line takes a lot of time. Turn right on top of "Laguna" chairlift. A 20 minutes hike up via "Higher up Tajo de la virgen" and another 20 minutes to reach the peak in front of you, remembering there are rocks everywhere and on the second flatter section to the summit a few holes so skinning is better than walking. The line gets a lot of snow due tot he altitude close to 3200 meters so make sure about the weather conditions due the hike as well. Avalanche risk is really high around here due to the steepness of the entrance and the fact this is a gully. Mistakes in the higher part can lead to a fall into some rocks. The line can continue on"Tajo de la virgen bottom traverse" if you like but this is optional which leads back to Laguna area.

Difficulty

Extreme

Extreme skiing terrain above 45 degrees. These routes are reserved for experienced experts.

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

February, March, April

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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