Barry's Bowl

Verbier

A classic bowl easily accessible from the Gentianes - La Chaux red piste.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
2 km
Ascent
55 m
Descent
395 m
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
45˚
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Description

A classic bowl easily accessible from the Gentianes - La Chaux red piste. Leave the piste on your left and head for the short ridge that gives access to Barry's Bowl. A bit of side stepping is usually required. Ski into the bowl, steeper at first, and enjoy as the terrain opens out. Don't get too caught up in the fun so that you miss your cue to to start heading right to rejoin the pistes and the lifts at La Chaux.

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.

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