Furggen ridge

Cervinia

Zermatt - Breuil-Cervinia

A nice freeride line that requires a short hike but you'll be well rewarded by the breathtaking landscape

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1.7 km
Ascent
98 m
Descent
377 m
Low Point
3.1 km
High Point
3.4 km
Gradient
34˚
Furggen ridge Map

This line requires a 10 minute walk on the Furggen ridge, to reach the top of a small peak. From there you will be treated with an incredible view of the Matterhorn. On the way down be careful on the first part since it's steep (35 degrees) and small little crevasses could be open.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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