Last week I talked about the world’s first yoga slope so let’s contrast that shall we with Switzerland’s steepest slope – just to get the blood pumping a little!
This particular slope, perched 3057m above sea level is known as the Piz Nair Wall. It is the highest skiable mountain in the region. Located above St. Moritz in the Albula Range, this was the start point for the 2003 Men’s Downhill races.
The rather vertiginous 100% drop means a skier can accelerate from 0 to 130km/h in 7 seconds – similar sensation surely to being on a runway and taking off – with no plane! I may stick to the yoga slopes myself but I have to say I am going to check this slope out too – once the ski Season is properly underway!
Talking of which we are a mere 2 weeks away from the official opening with the City Race and preparations are very much under way – the atmosphere is starting to sparkle with anticipation!