South face of Gotschnagrat east ridge

Davos Klosters

Short steep sections from Gotschnagrat east ridge

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1.4 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
388 m
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
2.2 km
Gradient
35˚
South face of Gotschnagrat east ridge Map

Hike or ride down Gotschnagrat east ridge, originally a trail runs on the ridge but watch out for rocky sections. From the ridge you can drop in to the right wherever you want, choosing the line matching your riding level. The first section has a very rocky area; easier runs are available but the ridgeline might be tricky. After these short colouirs you jump into route 45a. Watch out for windslab, especially on the steeper sections.

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, December

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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