Dario Couloir

Aiguille du Midi

Chamonix

Skyway Monte Bianco

Sustained, serious and steep skiing in a fantastic couloir leading to the Toula Glacier below.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
563 m
Ascent
34 m
Descent
300 m
Low Point
3.1 km
High Point
3.4 km
Gradient
45˚
Dario Couloir Map

EXPERTS ONLY. Leave the Helbronner top station and start out toward the Col de Flambeaux. Almost straight away turn left and head for the rock outcrop at the start of the couloir. Steep and often with a large cornice at the entrance this is truly an exciting outing. Join the Toula glacier descent.

Difficulty

Extreme

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

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

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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