Glacier du Rateau
Vertical drop: 1 500 m to P1
Facing: North
Technical difficulty:
Very serious. Very exposed route. Crevasses. Complex route finding.

From Téleski des Trifides alt:3300m, you hike up to Pointe Trifide att alt:3406m. The Pan de Redeau is very exposed route, 350 metres of steep skiing 45° or even more.

There may be underlying ice, crevasses on the glacier. Instead of skiing skiers left towards La Pointe Trifide and the vallon there is a ridge that divides the glacier du Rateau alt:3000m.

Follow the ridge on skiers left and you will find a long steep slope. Certain years there are possibility to ski an exposed traverses. Complex route finding in crevassed terrain.