Naso del Lyskamm, SW face

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A very aesthetic descent in a wild environment

Also in Valais, Switzerland

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
3.2 km
Ascent
1 m
Descent
1.4 km
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
2.5 km
High Point
3.9 km
Gradient
44˚
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Naso del Lyskamm, SW face Map

Description

This line will take you to the very heart of Monte Rosa, finding ski infinite terrain, navigating complex glaciers reaching with a 2000m run to Staffal. This line is quite complex and Felix Glacier and Lys Glacier are quite tormented with lots of seracs and crevasses.

Difficulty

Difficult

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

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

March, April, May

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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