Punta Giordani

Gressoney La Trinité

Monte Rosa

Normal route to this peak

Ski Touring Moderate

Distance
3.9 km
Ascent
751 m
Descent
767 m
Duration
2-3 hrs
Low Point
3.3 km
High Point
4 km
Gradient
38˚
Punta Giordani Map

The normal route for Punta Giordani is one of the most climbed lines here. It's quite easy and it offers an amazing view across the whole of Monte Rosa. Furthermore, the ski descent is often excellent! From Indren head directly to Punta Giordani.

Description

Although this seems an easy part that can be done with skins be aware that you're on a glacier! Crevasses could be open and you need to cross some. So technical skills and equipment are required. Be sure to pack your ice axe, crampons, rope, harness, ice screws, shovel, probe and beacon!

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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, September

Features

  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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