Abricotine's line

Avoriaz

Portes du Soleil

Quick shortcut re-joining the same slope, with a technical entrance.

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
704 m
Ascent
1 m
Descent
233 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.2 km
Gradient
40˚
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Description

Unless the entrance our line won't really complicated, exposition of the face need to be taken in consideration as a lot of sun can be present here, entrance will steep bringing you down a flat part quiet quickly, good steep skills welcome as this area is the most complicated and can be frozen due to the sun exposure. Avalanches will need to be well check as the altitude of the line is around 220 meters what mean snow fall will important in this area. Flat part will join red slope "Les Cases" bringing you down to the same chairlift.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March

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