Envers du plan glacier

Aiguille du Midi

Chamonix

Skyway Monte Bianco

A traversing section that links the Envers du Plan to the Grand Envers and Requin Hut Couloirs exit.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
12 km
Ascent
199 m
Descent
2.2 km
Low Point
1.5 km
High Point
3.7 km
Gradient
41˚
Envers du plan glacier Map

From above the Petit Rognon traverse down and left across open slopes to meet the Grand Envers line. A fun wide open line but with ever present crevasse hazard to watch out for.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, May

Features

  • Glacier

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Crampons

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