Palon di Resy

Champoluc

Monte Rosa

ideal for free touring beginners!

Ski Touring Easy

Distance
3.2 km
Ascent
964 m
Descent
4 m
Duration
3-4 hrs
Low Point
1.7 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
44˚
Palon di Resy Map

This is an easy touring excursion ideal for beginners. It follows gentle slopes till the peak. Easy to locate just follow the direction for Piani di Verra starting from Saint Jacques, then follow the deviation for Alpe Molera and then Resy. Following the same path you can also chose to descend onto Piani di Verra.

Difficulty

Easy

Wide gentle slopes at around 20 degrees or less.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December

Equipment required

  • Skins

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