Vertical drop: 1 500 m to P1
Technical difficulty: Very exposed route
From Téleski des Trifides alt:3300m, you hike up to Pointe Trifide att alt:3406m. 350 metres of steep skiing 45° or even more. The couloir on the north east is a 52° cliff face. There may be underlying ice; crevasses on the glacier. Complex route finding. The couloir on the north east is a 52° cliff face. Watch out for the bergrund/Rimaya. While down on the glacier du Rateau take skiers right and around and then left towards La Pointe Trifide and the vallon at alt:3000m.