Naso del Lyskamm, SE face

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

An amazing glaciated journey in Monte Rosa

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
2.9 km
Ascent
45 m
Descent
786 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.2 km
High Point
4 km
Gradient
40˚
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Naso del Lyskamm, SE face Map

Description

This is a breathtaking high mountain route that brings you to the heart of Monte Rosa, skiing from Naso del Lyskamm towards Lys Glacier finishing in Staffal after 2000m of vertical drop.

This line is quite complex because of the enormous Lys glacier that you'll have to navigate.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

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.

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

March, April, May, June

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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