Couloir Moos North

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

Short add-on to the Moos couloir route with steep tree skiing.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1.1 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
258 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.3 km
Gradient
37˚
Couloir Moos North Map

This north facing couloir ending in steep wooded area is great on a snowy day and maintains great quality snow for a long time after a storm.

Description

From the middle station at Gabiet, descend the piste. At the first intersection turn right onto the Moos piste and at the first corner go straight out off-piste into the woods. As it widens, bear to the right onto a nice slope to reach the Moos couloir or Riccio couloir and then head down into the valley.

Difficulty

Difficult

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.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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