Alagna

Alagna Off-piste map

Karta:


Orientering:
MALFATTA
Technical difficulty: Extremely difficult – chutes 45°/50°
Vertical drop: 2500 m
Exposition: North East

In Punta Indren, cross the Bors glacier until you get to the ridge of the Malfatta Peak. From the top, it is necessary to descend a narrow and steep gorge with the help of a 50 m rope. Once at the bottom of the gorge, keeping to the left, start descending along the wide slope that take you to Alpe Bors first, then to Alpe Pile and to Wold in the end. From Alpe Pile, You can chose between taking the path across the bridge or the steep wood behind the refuge Pastore, depending on the snow conditions.

VITTORIA PEAK
Technical difficulty: Extremely difficult – chutes 50°/60°
Vertical drop: 2500 m
Exposition: North-North East

In Punta Indren, cross the glacier until you arrive to the old Roccette ski lift. From Forcella Bors, keeping to the left and holding height, head to the rocks. Choose the best entry to the rock wall and ski 100 m down, then traverse left and cross the snow bridge. Keep to the right, at the bottom of the rock face and cross the serac zone after which you find your way to alpe Pile (see description below).

LYS VALLEY OR LOST VALLEY
Technical difficulty: high difficulty - track not easy to find - topographical map and compass are useful
Vertical drop: 1730 m
Exposition: South West-South

In Punta Indren, cross the glacier towards the rocky section. Ski along the rocks and then hike upwards 10 minutes (a rope can be useful) to the top of the col from which the narrow and steep gorge starts. Ski all the way down, pass the moraine and cross the glacier (watch out for the crevasses). Keep high to avoid the big jump and traverse the wide plateau towards Bettaforca. Follow the wood until you find the municipal water system (a cement block) and then take the right heading the Bettaforca ski run that takes you directly down to Staffal.
Good experience on high mountain and orienteering on the glacier are required

BALMA
Technical difficulty: medium difficulty - track easy to find
Vertical drop: 1042 m
Exposition:

In Punta Indren, hike up to the backside of the old cable car station. Follow the track that takes you along the Bors valley through the Bors glacier and the eastern massifs of Cimalegna. Before getting to the flat in Alpe Balma, you’ll see the old houses of the gold mines.

BORS VALLEY
Technical difficulty: medium difficulty - track easy to find
Vertical drop: 1200 m
Exposition: North-East

The track can be taken either from Punta Indren, skiing along the Balma, or from Bocchetta delle Pisse, following the line of the old Balma lift. From the bottom Balma lift station, follow the wide valley underneath keeping left. At the end of the slope, cross the little bridge on the Bors stream and keep on skiing to Alpe Pile. From here, you can get to Alagna either through the deep wood behind the Pastore refuge or following the path after the bridge.

EAGLE COULOIR
Technical difficulty: High difficulty - average gradient 35°
Vertical drop: 1200 m
Exposition: South

In Punta Indren, cross the glacier to the rocky wall after the old Roccette ski lift. Keep to the left side of the rocks and ski down along the valley to the entry of the couloir. Find your way to the end and ski along the opposite bank. Traverse the flat following the Mos stream to a little bridge and in the end reach Alpe Gabiet.

SALZA VALLEY
Technical difficulty: Medium difficulty - complex itinerary
Vertical drop: 1730m
Exposition: West

In Punta Indren, cross the Indren glacier to the rocky wall after the old Roccette ski lift. Keep traversing to the right without descending too much until you get to a little flat. Ski down the valley to the panoramic col on the Bettaforca side and keep following the valley to the moraine on the Lys glacier. Climb up to the top of the ridge, pass the river underneath and continue east to a wooded area. Follow the wood until you find the municipal water system (a cement block) and then take the right heading the Bettaforca ski run.

Säsong:

Fallhöjd:
2500 m

Hur är åkningen:
check the orienteering

Svårighetsgrad:
3/5
Betyg:
4/5

Av: Juha (gäst) | 2008-11-26