ITRS: Exposure

Defined by the consequences of a fall

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Normal injury risk

 
  • Trail is not exposed in a way that a fall would have more severe consequences as it anyway has.

  • There are also no sections that are exposed but secured by safety nets to mitigate the consequences of a fall, so you will not feel vertigo.

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High risk of serious injury
 
  • A fall in such terrain carries a high risk of serious injury

  • Examples: steep forest or meadow terrain below the trail, where one can stop a fall; or a 2 m high vertical drop directly next to the trail.

  • There can be sections that are more exposed but secured by safety nets, so you may feel vertigo.

Locarno
Locarno

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St. Niklaus
St. Niklaus

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Locarno
Locarno

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Life threatening consequences
 
  • A fall in such terrain is life threatening

  • Examples: steep terrain below the trail passing into a vertical drop further down, but you have a chance to stop yourself falling; or a 4 m high vertical drop directly next to the trail.

Plain Morte
Plain Morte

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Regitzer Spitz
Regitzer Spitz

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Plain Morte
Plain Morte

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Fatal
consequences

 
  • A fall in such terrain is fatal

  • Vertical drop right next to the trail without any possibility to stop your fall.

Lac de Tseuzier
Lac de Tseuzier

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Moab
Moab

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St. Niklaus
St. Niklaus

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Lac de Tseuzier
Lac de Tseuzier

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The most exposed section of a tour determines the exposure rating of the whole tour.

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