Colle della Fronte, East face

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A very steep but short line

Also in Vercelli, ItalyValais, Switzerland

Ski Touring Extreme

Distance
1.9 km
Ascent
32 m
Descent
382 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.9 km
High Point
4.2 km
Gradient
49˚
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Colle della Fronte, East face Map

Description

It's a quite steep face / couloir that starts from a little col just between Lyskamm Orientale and Naso del Lyskamm. It requires a good knowledge of the glacier since you have to cross a lot of crevasses to reach the beginning of this line

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

May, June

Features

  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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