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Pointe du Sifflet - Couloir NE par le pas du pin


Steep line with a first couloir exposed to a small cliff, visible from quite far

Freeride Skiing Severe

12 km
1.4 km
1.4 km
Low Point
1.3 km
High Point
2.2 km
Pointe du Sifflet - Couloir NE par le pas du pin Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be severe. It's remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between December and May. From a low point of 1.3 km to the maximum altitude of 2.2 km, the route covers 12 km, 1367 vertical metres of ascent and 1367 vertical metres of descent. You'll need skins, ice axe and crampons to complete it safely.


From a very common start (Prabert), two beautiful lines which make you discover a great part of Belledonne. The final couloir is quite impressive and quite straightforward line.



Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between December and May


  • Couloir

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons