Could This Be the World’s Hardest Ski Run?

Talk about moguls — these puppies are the size of a small car.

The Swiss Wall is a notoriously steep piste in the Franco-Swiss Portes du Soleil.

A 40-degree incline and moguls up to 6.5 feet in height put it in the “orange” class of ski runs — a step above “black” on the difficulty spectrum. An orange rating tells you that this run requires too much skill and endurance to fit the standard scale.

Looks a little choppy, am I right?

Get a skier’s-eye-view of the Swiss Wall with this cut from YouTuber and skier Alex Wrigglesworth.

Runtime: 4 minutes

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Jilli grew up in the rural southern Colorado mountains, later moving to Texas for college. After seven years in corporate consulting, she was introduced to sport climbing — and life would never be the same. She now works as a contributor, gear tester, and editor for GearJunkie and other outlets within the AllGear family. She is based out of Atlanta, Georgia where she takes up residence with her climbing gear and one-eared blue heeler, George Michael.

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