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Felik Plateau

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

An incredible descent in high mountains

Ski Touring Moderate

3.3 km
0 m
1 km
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3 km
High Point
4 km
Felik Plateau Map

This is a popular ski touring route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's extremely remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between February and April. From a low point of 3 km to the maximum altitude of 4 km, the route covers 3.3 km, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 1035 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 2.2 and Labande grade 3. You'll need rope, skins, crampons and glacier kit to complete it safely.


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.



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.


4 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

between February and April


  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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