Tre la Tete traverse (Conscrit - Elisabetta Soldini)

Arve Valley


A long high mountain traverse over the highest point of the Tre La Tete peaks.

Also in Haute-Savoie, France

Alpine Climbing Difficult

12 km
1.8 km
2.3 km
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
3.9 km
Tre la Tete traverse (Conscrit - Elisabetta Soldini) Map

This is a popular alpine climbing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features extreme exposure and is typically done between April and July. From a low point of 2.2 km to the maximum altitude of 3.9 km, the route covers 12 km, 1843 vertical metres of ascent and 2263 vertical metres of descent. You'll need crampons, quickdraws, glacier kit, 2 ice axes and wires and friends to complete it safely.


From Conscrits climb up to Col des Glaciers, follow the ridge to Central NW summit of Tre La Tete, to SE Central, then east summit before descending to the Valley in Italy.



The beginning of truly technical terrain which might involve pitched climbing on rock and/or ice, exposed terrain and complex route finding in ascent and descent. Equivalent to AD, AD+

Extreme Exposure

4 out of 4

The majority of the route is "no fall" terrain.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between April and July

Equipment required

  • Crampons
  • Quickdraws
  • Glacier kit
  • 2 Ice Axes
  • Wires and Friends

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