The Garden of Eden - Morenia Lift

Saas Fee

The Mischabel Range

A large area full of fun and wide off-piste sections of plenty of powder with various gradients.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
2.4 km
Ascent
12 m
Descent
749 m
Low Point
2.1 km
High Point
2.8 km
Gradient
34˚
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The Garden of Eden - Morenia Lift Map

Description

From the top of the Morenia chair lift. As you come out the lift turn left and then left again when possible to go under the cables. Sometimes there is a Yellow itinerary run, but if not head under the cable and continue away from the pistes behind you. You can then turn right and head North downhill facing towards the village. Look ahead and keep fairly high skiers right, as you may be able to see theres a lake ahead and you want to be skiing well around it. Continue down following the cliff/glacier face to your left. Eventually as you head down the whole left hand side will start to open up. Here you have a huge wide open space of off-piste to ski down taking various routes. You can always head right and join back up with the pistes or keep going straight ahead until you meet back with pistes further down. This area has different sections of fairly open flat areas to some different gradients so it is open to you to tray different lines here. Eventually heading down you will most likely meet back up with Blue Piste 4b heading into the village.

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.

Best time to visit

February, March, April

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