Nordic-Skiing: Col de Porte opening

2016-01-04 by davidof

Snow and Avalanche

Time Location Altitude Aspect Fresh/Total Type Skiability Stability

Avalanche Observations

Snowline Up/Down: 1290 meters (4232 feet)
Avalanche Risk: 2


Route Taken: Around the biathlon was best, then up the blue.
Road Access

Vertical Climbed: 170 meters (558 feet)
Distance: 10 km
Weather Cloudy.


Opening, or rather reopening at the col de Porte. The pisteurs were hard at work with their quad bike and blade - the full size piste basher would ruin the thin coat of snow. A bit of a roller coaster ride and very thin in places but nice to get out on the skis.



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