Combe's engaged line.

Avoriaz

Portes du Soleil

A long line with 100 metres of steep skiing.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
1.6 km
Ascent
32 m
Descent
457 m
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
2.1 km
Gradient
41˚
Combe's engaged line. Map

At the top of "L'echo alpin" turn right towards with a short walk to the top of the peak, the entrance is on the right of the peak. Look for the main gully on this part between 2 rocks; the entrance is steep and you'll need some good steep skiing skills to manage it. The line faces west so the snow conditions change quickly through the day, so a good weather window is needed for this line. Avalanche risk is present due to the steepness of the line but the lower part, where "Les combes" chairlift is on your left, is less steep. The line finishes at the "Les combes" chairlift or the "Plaine dranse" area with the "Queyset" ski lift.

Difficulty

Extreme

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

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

3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

January, February, March

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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