Klein Matterhorn West face

Cervinia

Zermatt - Breuil-Cervinia

A steep and playful run leading you down to the glacier below.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1.4 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
436 m
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
3.8 km
Gradient
39˚
Klein Matterhorn West face Map

Take a hard right after you have put your skis at the top of the lift station. Steep slopes follow; keep left to avoid the cliffs. This is a fantastic descent which joins up with the Gandegg piste.

Difficulty

Difficult

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

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Features

  • Glacier

Equipment required

  • Rope

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