Mantova Couloir

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A steep couloir to access Valle Perduta

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
374 m
Ascent
34 m
Descent
117 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.2 km
High Point
3.3 km
Gradient
43˚
Mantova Couloir Map

Another steep couloir to access Lys Valley. This is the less steep of two neighbouring lines but its difficult to ski because it's very rocky, so you need an abundant snow base. In the middle a 30m rappel could be necessary.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

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

January, February, March, April

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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