Castore N face

Monte Rosa

high mountain steep skiing

Ski Touring Extreme

Distance
718 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
577 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
3.6 km
High Point
4.2 km
Gradient
52˚
Castore N face Map

From rifugio Quintino Sella or Mezzalama or Guide di Ayas. from the refuges you will have to climb up very much to reach the peak but it will be a true alpine conquer. From Cervinia using the lifts it's much easier and it can be done in one day. This descent is a true journey into the mountains. This north face is steep and exposed over seracs, it's not easy to see the line, and check the snow. Only for specialists!

Difficulty

Extreme

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

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

May, June, July

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons

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