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Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

Not often skied, this line is for experts only

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
1.1 km
Ascent
24 m
Descent
375 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.2 km
High Point
3.6 km
Gradient
33˚
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Description

This line requires some effort on your way up, but it will give you a great taste of Monte Rosa higher range. It is a steep couloir that starts from a rocky ridge, it descend down into a flat slope that ends on a very big cliff. Ski on the right to avoid it and enter the Balma. The line itself is quite easy but you need a good knowledge of high mountains and steep skiing. on your way up you'll be on a glacier and crevasses could be open. Good snow conditions are necessary for this run

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

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, April, September, December

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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