Rothorn Pass

Champoluc

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

This needs quite an effort on the uphill but you'll be well rewarded on the downhill!!

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
3.3 km
Ascent
230 m
Descent
471 m
Duration
1-2 hrs
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
33˚
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Description

This run starts on the Champoluc side from the Sarezza lift to end into Gressoney Valley. Large slopes never too steep excellent for freeride! For the descent multiple line are possible! This face was used for the FWQ 3 stars Gressoney Mystic Experience. The line starts from Alpe Contenery under Sarezza lift near lago Ciarcerio. Keep your right and skin up the gentle slopes until the Rothorn Pass, where located a large col you can take off your skins. The descent is evident on a large slope that goes down towards Sant'Anna. The first part of the line is the steepest point, then it gradually flattens.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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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