Cesso Plus Couloir

Chamonix

Skyway Monte Bianco

A steep variant into the Cesso couloir it is not often in condition but it's good when it is.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
461 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
332 m
Low Point
3 km
High Point
3.4 km
Gradient
49˚
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Description

Extreme skiing. EXPERTS ONLY. A steep variant in to the Cesso couloir which is not often in condition. Half way down the Cesso take a hard left over the exposed ridge and enter the top of the very steep Cesso Plus. Steep and committing skiing awaits but beware of the rock section lower down especially early in the season.

Difficulty

Extreme

Extreme skiing terrain above 45 degrees. These routes are reserved for experienced experts.

Extreme Exposure (E4)

4 out of 4

In case of a fall, the skier faces certain death.

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

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Crampons

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