Sitten Couloir

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A steep couloir

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
539 m
Ascent
1 m
Descent
212 m
Low Point
2.1 km
High Point
2.4 km
Gradient
40˚
Sitten Couloir Map

This steep couloir can make you do your first steps into steep skiing! This is a short and steep couloir that starts close to Pista Betta and ends near the Diretta Stafal piste.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December

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