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Very interesting and narrow top section. Just in front of Refugi d'Amitges.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

139 m
0 m
142 m
Low Point
2.6 km
High Point
2.7 km
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This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between February and April. From a low point of 2.6 km to the maximum altitude of 2.7 km, the route covers 139 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 142 vertical metres of descent. You'll need skins, ice axe and crampons to complete it safely.


A narrow and beautiful steepest top section leaves you on the lower couloir. Just in front of Refugi d'Amitges with a very fast access.



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.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between February and April


  • Couloir

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons

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