Dôme des Petites Rousses - Couloir Fleur - Dôme des Petites Rousses - Grandes Rousses - Arves - France
Dôme des Petites Rousses - Couloir Fleur

Dôme des Petites Rousses - Couloir Fleur

Dôme des Petites Rousses - Grandes Rousses - Arves - France

Information
Min / max altitude2810m / 2810m
Duration1 day
Main facingNW
Route typeloop
Lift approach
Snowboarding possible
Source

It is the superb corridor located exactly under the cables of the Petites Rousses tram. Steep slope route with a difficult entry (snow accumulation).

From the summit of the Petites Rousses tram (Vaujany sector), descend a gentle slope towards the north for approximately 100 m then go up a bump on the left (NW) to reach a long undulating croup which descends towards the NW. At the end of this croup, traverse to the left (SW) on Plateau de la Platte. Skirting the rocks which border this broad rather gentle slope on the right, you can easily find the entry of the narrow and steep corridor, which dominates the Rousses piste.

Variant (easier and less exposed): You can leave Plateau de la Platte further to the south (traversing all of it diagonally) via a small corridor to the S bordered by tall rocks on the right bank.

It is essential to have good knowledge of the snow and conditions to undertake this section.

Access: Vaujany or Huez above Bourg d’Oisans.

Accommodation: Gites and hotels in Vaujany, Bourg d’Oisans and Huez. Office du Tourisme in Bourg d’Oisans.

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