Punta Giordani Diretta canale Occidentale

Monte Rosa

in case of big snowfall you can "unite" the two couloirs

Ski Touring Severe

Distance
168 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
131 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.9 km
High Point
4 km
Gradient
46˚
Punta Giordani Diretta canale Occidentale Map

this couloir is a very aesthetic line that will give an amazing view all over Valsesia and Gressoney Reach Punta Giordani as for the previous lines. The beginning is the same as Canale del Soldato but instead of going all to the left just stay in the middle, you will ski into Canale Occidentale.

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, May

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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