Vertical drop: 2 400 m
Technical difficulty: Very serious. Risk of seracs falls. Crevasses. High risk of slipping on hardpacked
Either start from P3 3200m or from Dome da la Lauze 3550m. La Vaute start like the same route as l´Orciére de Droite but after the first rappel you hike up approx 100m.
There is an rappel anchor wich requires two 40 meter ropes, the minimum lenght. Once you are in the big couloir you need to be fast because you are exposed 500 m above your head of overhanging glaciers. Risk of seracs falls. Watch out for possible windslabs and build-ups of snow. This is one of the best elevator drop in the region.