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Line of greatest slope

Index Line of greatest slope

In topography, the line of greatest slope is a curve following the steepest slope. [1]

3 relations: Fall line (topography), Parallel turn, Slope.

Fall line (topography)

In mountain biking and skiing, a fall line refers to the line down a mountain or hill which is most directly downhill.

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Parallel turn

The parallel turn in alpine skiing is a method for turning which rolls the ski onto one edge, allowing it to bend into an arc.

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In mathematics, the slope or gradient of a line is a number that describes both the direction and the steepness of the line.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Line_of_greatest_slope

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