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Ouille du midi par le glacier inférieur du Vallonet


Charbonnel Group

Itinéraire de ski de randonnée passant par le glacier inférieur du Vallonet pour le pic de l'Ouille du Midi

Ski Touring Difficult

17 km
1.3 km
1.3 km
7-8 hrs
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
3 km
Ouille du midi par le glacier inférieur du Vallonet Map

This is a popular ski touring route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between December and March. From a low point of 1.8 km to the maximum altitude of 3 km, the route covers 17 km, 1267 vertical metres of ascent and 1267 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 3.1 and Labande grade 4. You'll need rope, skins, ice axe, crampons and glacier kit to complete it safely.


Easy ascend by the slopes, nice views on the lower Vallonet glacier. Short exposure under the serac of the upper Vallonet glacier.



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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between December and March


  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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