Hangar Couloir

Aiguille du Midi

Chamonix

Skyway Monte Bianco

A steep, serious variation leading in to the classic Passerelle couloir.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
145 m
Ascent
4 m
Descent
71 m
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
3.4 km
Gradient
44˚
Hangar Couloir Map

The right hand entrance to the Passerelle offers a wider entrance which tends to be less scraped out due to a bit more space for skiers to enjoy.

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

February, March, April

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier

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