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Mont Valaisan (2891m) Val d'Aosta

Off-Piste Skiing at La Thuile, Val d'Aosta

Situated between La Thuille, La Rosiere and the Colle Piccolo San Bernardo Mont Valaisan commands a fine position and offers great lift served off-piste in addition and on the same day to ski touring.

Skinning up Mont Valaisan

The Twin Peaks of Mont Colmet on the left and Mont Lusse on the right, Val d'Aosta

The Eastern approach on the Glacier du Mont Valaisan

The summit is gained from the left hand skyline although various other options are possible

Avalanche Crown Wall on Mont Valaisan, Val d'Aosta

Up to 0.5m crown wall at 2800m on N. aspect

The Col du Grand Glacier is crossed to access the La Rosiere side of Mont Valaisan

The route now follows the SE ridge, skinning all the way to the summit

Mont Valaisan Summit

Yes, spellings are different according to where you look!

Jenny on the summit of Mont Valaisan (2891m)

The Grand Combin is the big peak on the left, Dent Blanche and Weisshorn also visible.

Crossing the steep SE ridge on the descent to La Thuile

Mont Valaisan