GRAND FERRAND - OLYMPIC CHOURUM - SKI TOURING
Olympic chourum: an original ski touring itinerary to reach grand ferrand
dévoluy, in the southern part of the Ecrins massif, offers a multitude of beautiful ski courses
The route presented here, by Olympic chourums is surprising, unusual.
Bivouac on the path for a departure with headlamp, because 1600 m vertical drop await us for the summit
2 possibilities for the descent: td, 5.2 If you ski the caves, or pouring is wonderful to finish the loop.
mont pelvoux, another almost 4000 m, is one of the main ecrins range Summit
When we are going down by foot, during summer, we are dreaming to have skis on feet... well it is possible!
It is truly "ski mountaineering". Not very difficult to achieve this ascension, but we are often roped and use ice axe and crampons.
2400 m of pure happiness for the descent! the route is logical and varied: ice cap, parts in the middle of the crevasses, steep corridor.
you are a good skier?
looking for wild routes?
you regularly practice steep skiing?
you master the techniques of mountaineering?
so come and discover this sector of the Ecrins massif! the peaks surrounding the black glacier offer some exceptional, well ski and within easy reach corridors in ski touring day. the proposed slopes turn all around 50 ° (or +!)
- couloir du Coup de Sabre
- couloir Nord du Glacier Noir
- couloir des Avalanches
- couloir du col Est du Pelvoux
- couloir Dérobé
- couloir Dewèze
steep ski is an extreme practice that cannot be improvised, during the descent the fall is often prohibited! the guide is here to help you, but cannot provide all the passages.