Corno Nero, normal route

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

One of the 4000m peaks of Monte Rosa

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
524 m
Ascent
145 m
Descent
0 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
4.1 km
High Point
4.2 km
Gradient
26˚
Corno Nero, normal route Map

This is a peak is just above Balmenhorn with a nice view and an easy 4000m to conquer. It has a good view over Valsesia. Corno Nero is a minor peak just near Colle del Lys, usually ski tourers conquer it together with Ludwigshohe during the skin up towards Rifugio Margherita.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

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

March, April, May, June, July, August

Features

  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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