Castore SE ridge

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

the normal way for this peak

Also in Valais, Switzerland

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
1.3 km
Ascent
168 m
Descent
318 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.9 km
High Point
4.2 km
Gradient
46˚
Castore SE ridge Map

This line follows the normal route for Castore. It follows gentle and ample slopes at the beginning and then an aerial ridge that goes up to the top. This route added to skiing Felik glacier will result in a incredible journey!

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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

4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

March, April, May

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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