Chassoure - Col de la Petite Mouche

Nendaz

Verbier

An interesting line following the ridge line and trees to Tortin

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
2.3 km
Ascent
1 m
Descent
686 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
32˚
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Chassoure - Col de la Petite Mouche Map

Description

This enjoyable line follows interesting ski terrain down the ridge and through the widely spaced trees. There are plenty of options to choose your own line. From the Col de Chassoure traverse across to the Col de la Petite Mouche at 2482m. Ski the right hand side of the ridge and then turn right toward the main valley floor through the trees. Follow the valley to finish at Tortin

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Features

  • Trees

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