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Naso del Lyskamm, Canale Sud

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

An aesthetic couloir that drop underneath a big serac

Ski Touring Extreme

1.1 km
156 m
359 m
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.7 km
High Point
4.1 km
Naso del Lyskamm, Canale Sud Map

This is a popular ski touring route which is generally considered to be extreme. It's extremely remote, it features high exposure (e3) and is typically done between April and May. From a low point of 3.7 km to the maximum altitude of 4.1 km, the route covers 1.1 km, 156 vertical metres of ascent and 359 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 5.2 and Labande grade 5. You'll need rope, skins and crampons to complete it safely.


From the big hanging serac located at the top of Passo del Naso, starts a steep couloir that flies into Lys Oriental Glacier. Breathtaking landscape over an ocean of glaciers and seracs.



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.


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 April and May


  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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