Klein Matterhorn under the serac

Cervinia

Zermatt - Breuil-Cervinia

Steep powder under the serac

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
957 m
Ascent
14 m
Descent
299 m
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
3.7 km
Gradient
51˚
Klein Matterhorn under the serac Map

This line will take you skiing under an enormous serac, the terrain is very steep and it also full of crevasses- be extra careful!

Description

From the Klein Matterhorn lift just go on your right, following the slope staying on your right for 400m. Once it starts to get steeper begin to go left. You will see the edge of the big serac, point it staying under it. You fill find the entrance of this line between the serac (on your left) and a rock bar (on your right).

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, April, November, December

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier

Equipment required

  • Rope

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