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Aiguille d'Entrèves: Descent on the Toule glacier


From the Aig du Midi cable car station, go down the ridge and follow the Vallee Blanche route, keeping to the true right side of the Geant glacier.  Pass the Pointe Lachenal at the foot of the Pyramide du Tacul.


Skins on!  Climb up towards the Col d'Entreves passing between the Aiguille de Toule on the right and the Tour Ronde on the left. Gain the summit of the Aiguille d'Entreves. May have a large cornice.


Magnificent S facing slope of 40/45° for about 500m, to gain the Toule glacier.  Ski down to the Mont Frety mid station (2144m) to take the lift back up to Helbronner. Descend to Chamonix by the Vallée Blanche route.

Ski and snowboard touring, snowshoeing
Matériel de glacier

  • Difficulty: S4 - Difficult (<45°)
  • Danger/Exposure: UNKNOWN
  • Time: 06:00 hours
  • Total climb: 500 m
  • Total elevation drop: 500 m
  • Highest altitude: 3600 m
  • Lowest altitude: 3800 m
  • Extra gear: None
  • Lift access: No



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