Ski Touring: Aulp du Seuil, Couloir en Virgule

Thu, 14 March 2013


Distance: 7 km

Slope Aspect: East

Trip Reports

Vertical Climbed: 800 meters (2,625 feet)

Avalanche Risk: 2

Snowline: 800


Quick trip to show Mike the Comma (Virgule) couloir and the spendid Cirque de l'Aulp du Seuil which are just above his house. Old frozen ski tracks made skiing a challenge in the couloir but we found some stashes of powder.

Weather: Sunny, some cloud. Strong wind from North and cold. Forecast was for 15cm of snow, actual 1cm above 1700 meters.

Access: Clear

Country: France Area: Chartreuse Trailhead: Col de Marcieu