The Glacier

Freeride XXL

Friday, 22.08.2014

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Freeride XXL routes

Freeride XXL
X1 Ice Age
X2 Westside Story
X3 Left Wing
X4 Jump Run
X5 Pipe Line
X1 Ice Age

The best access to the ICE AGE route is at 2.900m, between the top station of the Magnetköpfl lifts and the valley station of the glacier shuttles. This 1200m route runs under the Gipfel lift, through the entire cirque. After a steep slope there is a flatter incline which is followed by another steep slope in the middle of the run. This run then joins the no.2 piste which leads to the Sonnenkar lifts.

Facts

  • Length: 2.000 m
  • Difference in altitude: 600 m
  • Difficulty: middle
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X2 Westside Story

The WEST SIDE STORY is not only the most western Freeride slope, it is also the longest route on the Kitzsteinhorn. It starts at the Kristall lift top station. You have to ride across high up in the beginning - snowboarders need a lot of speed - to have the whole snow field lying below you.

Facts

  • Length: 2.800 m
  • Difference in altitude: 700 m
  • Difficulty: hard
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X3 Left Wing

The LEFT WING starts to the left (looking at the peak) of the Gletscherjet II and the Langwied lift. It beginns steeply, crosses the piste (be careful of others!) and comes out again on the Freeride paradise of the Langwied terrain. The finest powder or hard concrete is awaiting you, depending on the winter conditions.

Facts

  • Length: 1.800 m
  • Difference in altitude: 500 m
  • Difficulty: middle
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X4 Jump Run

The JUMP RUN is the most popular amongst the locals. The fun factor is the finest here, with its natural pipes and kickers. The route crosses from the no.12 piste out into open terrain and then gets bumpy. It has been made famous by the X OVER RIDE.

Facts

  • Length: 1.300 m
  • Difference in altitude: 400 m
  • Difficulty: hard
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X5 Pipe Line

One needs powerful thighs here. The PIPE LINE is the shortest route but can be pretty spiteful and bumpy. However, with the right balance, this terrain, with its natural pipes, can become a team mate. The comfortable thing about this route is that it ends right at the bottom station of the Langwied lift.

Facts

  • Length: 1.000 m
  • Difference in altitude: 250 m
  • Difficulty: middle
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