Ludwigshohe normal route

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A 4000m peak in Monte Rosa

Ski Touring Difficult

Distance
1.3 km
Ascent
198 m
Descent
199 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
4.1 km
High Point
4.3 km
Gradient
25˚
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Ludwigshohe normal route Map

Description

This is a peak is just above Balmenhorn with a nice view and is an easy 4000m to conquer. It has a pleasant view over Valsesia. Ludwigshohe is a minor peak just near the Col del Lys. Usually ski tourers combine it together with Corno Nero together with 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

  • Alpine
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required
  • Single Descent
  • Ski Mountaineering

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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