Morgenrot

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

Another steep couloir underneath this peak

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
1.6 km
Ascent
1 m
Descent
997 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
1.7 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
58˚
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This couloir is one of the most difficult of the couloirs that come down from Testa Grigia. It is steep and exposed. it needs to be skied in perfect conditions and by experienced riders. In this couloir there are 3 60m rappels already equipped with stainless steel bolts. The entrance of the couloir could be quite difficult to find.

Difficulty

Severe

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

Extreme Exposure (E4)

4 out of 4

In case of a fall, the skier faces certain death.

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

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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