Punta Giordani Canale del Soldato

Monte Rosa

High altitude couloir skiing

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
1.2 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
631 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.4 km
High Point
4 km
Gradient
50˚
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Description

this couloir is a very aesthetic line that will give an amazing view all over Valsesia and Gressoney.

From Indren point directly to Punta Giordani. This couloir starts few meters under the top of the peak, just ski under the top for 10 meters then turn left to enter the line. At the end often is required to rappel to exit the line (25m). Otherwise you could bypass this staying all to the left right above the big final cliffs. You should be able to traverse and find an easier spot to ski down without rappelling.

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

March, April

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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