Lyskamm Orientale, Cresta Mangiauomini, Canale Sud

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A steep couloir that starts from the infamous "man eater ridge"

Also in Valais, Switzerland

Ski Touring Extreme

Distance
777 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
361 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.9 km
High Point
4.3 km
Gradient
54˚
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Description

On the south face of the man eater ridge starts this steep couloir. Exposed to ice fall from the hanging seracs which this couloir cuts into, it drops into the very beginning of "Valle Perduta"

Steep line for specialists!

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

June, July

Features

  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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