The beginning0. General: 1456m to 2259m, exposition NE and N, marked (not in couloir - snow!). Best time for the ascent is late spring and early summer. Snow couloir is up to 45 degrees steep, some 500m of altitude. A few steel ropes to overcome some rocks.1. Effort: 900m, 3h.2. Power: 3 - medium (snow up to 45 degrees, easy rocks).3. Psyche: 3 - medium.4. Orientation: 3 - medium. (from [www.summitpost.com](http://www.summitpost.com/route/165330/vaio-dei-colori.html).