Piramide Vincent, Parete NE

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

A hidden face

Ski Touring Extreme

Distance
790 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
558 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.6 km
High Point
4.2 km
Gradient
49˚
Piramide Vincent, Parete NE Map

This is an extreme line on a very lonely side of this mountain. Amazing view

Description

In order to access this route you need to climb the ESE ridge od Punta Giordani till the Col where you can ski down. The second half of the descent can be done staying on the left of the ridge or continuing skiing down. Very tricky traverse when you're onto the Ghiacciaio delle Piode

First descent Claudio Schranz 1977 First descent, left variation, Terraneo - Varchetti 2016

Difficulty

Extreme

Extreme skiing terrain above 45 degrees. These routes are reserved for experienced experts.

Extreme Exposure (E4)

4 out of 4

In case of a fall, the skier faces certain death.

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

May, June

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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