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Sitten Couloir

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A steep couloir

Freeride Skiing Difficult

539 m
1 m
212 m
Low Point
2.1 km
High Point
2.4 km
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This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's very remote, it features low exposure (e1) and is typically done between December and March. From a low point of 2.1 km to the maximum altitude of 2.4 km, the route covers 539 m, 1 vertical metres of ascent and 212 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 2.2 and Labande grade 3.


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.



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.


3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

between December and March

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