La Quarlie - départ de Besse, en passant par le Gay (exposé SE)

Grenoble

Itinéraire peu emprunté, dénivelé abordable, attention aux paturages

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
8.1 km
Ascent
927 m
Descent
929 m
Duration
4-5 hrs
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
2.3 km
Gradient
41˚
La Quarlie - départ de Besse, en passant par le Gay (exposé SE) Map

This is a popular ski touring route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's not remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between November and April. From a low point of 1.6 km to the maximum altitude of 2.3 km, the route covers 8.1 km, 927 vertical metres of ascent and 929 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 3.2 and Labande grade 3. You'll need skins to complete it safely.

Description

très peu d'arbres, superbe neige, attention à descendre bien vers la droite

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between November and April

Features

  • Face
  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Skins