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Parete Sud Ovest Piramide di Vincent e valle perduta

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

Discesa della SO Piramide di Vincent e Valle Perduta

Also in Vercelli, Italy

Ski Touring Difficult

13 km
1 km
2.5 km
5-6 hrs
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
4.2 km
Parete Sud Ovest Piramide di Vincent e valle perduta Map

This is a popular ski touring route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features high exposure (e3) and is typically done between March and April. From a low point of 1.8 km to the maximum altitude of 4.2 km, the route covers 13 km, 1015 vertical metres of ascent and 2486 vertical metres of descent. You'll need rope, skins, ice axe, crampons and glacier kit to complete it safely.


Salita dalla normale passando dai rifugi Mantova e Gnifetti e discesa dalla parete Sud-Ovest concatenando la discesa della Valle Perduta fino a Staffal



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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between March and April


  • Face
  • Alpine
  • Cliffs
  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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