Felik Plateau

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

An incredible descent in high mountains

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
3.3 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
1 km
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3 km
High Point
4 km
Gradient
46˚
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Description

This extraordinary line starts few hundred meters above Rifugio Quintino Sella. Here a gigantic plateau will welcome your skis with an incredible snow and no one else around. The second part follows a big couloir just under the Sella refuge and then woods till Stafal.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

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

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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