Corbeau's slope line

Portes du Soleil

A traverse line in the middle of the "Corbeau" black slope, with two little part of steepness close the

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
503 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
135 m
Low Point
1.7 km
High Point
1.8 km
Gradient
33˚
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Corbeau's slope line Map

Description

From the middle of the black slope "Corbeau" we will turn into the left side in the open trees area, best way to get there is to keep up your speed. Entrance will be the steepest part however unless avalanches risk no need other worries until the second part. Lower section will be the best one as you will get a really 50 meters steep are either between trees if you like or into the empty patch of trees. As we will be protected by the trees avalanches risk should not be big, but good riding riding skills are useful as crash will bring you into the trees. Face is often with good amount of snow and often tracked if the conditions are good. We aiming joining back the blue slope "Maxime", giving you access to the village and several ski lifts.

Difficulty

Severe

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

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, April

Features

  • Trees

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