The eave is the lowest part of the roof that is horizontal to the ground. The fascia is the vertical side of the eave that is showing. The hip is the part of the hip roof where the sections intersect diagonally. The rake is the slopping side of the gable roof. The ridge is the part where two slopes of the roof attach at the top and form a horizontal line. The valley is the intersection of two roof slopes that create an inward connection.