North East Couloir

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A very steep couloir

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
1.5 km
Ascent
1 m
Descent
799 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
2.4 km
Gradient
50˚
North East Couloir Map

A wonderful journey into Gressoney valley, it follows a steep couloir just underneath Testa Grigia that will bring you to Gressoney La trinitè. This couloir could be a nice first approach to steep skiing. The itinerary itself is far from the lifts and difficult to navigate.

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

January, February, March

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Skins

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