Riffelberg 91

Zermatt - Breuil-Cervinia

A steep gully down the valley directly below Riffelberg

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1.5 km
Ascent
10 m
Descent
532 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
37˚
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Description

Starting along the piste from Riffelberg to Riffelalp, drop away to the left as soon as you can and the snow allows and track back gradually to the left, taking in a few turns first down the face. This then turns into a gully which narrows and steepens in the trees before dropping you out opposite the Chämi-Hütte, or continue down and L to the Schweigmatten 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

3 out of 4

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

Features

  • Trees

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