Couloir Allais

Brévent/Flégère

Chamonix

Although shorter than the other Brevent couloirs the Allias offers a wider canvas pefect for opening up.

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
1.1 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
633 m
Low Point
1.5 km
High Point
2.1 km
Gradient
43˚
Couloir Allais Map

Less steep than some of the Brevent couloirs but not to be underestimated. Although shorter than the other Brevent couloirs the Allias offers a wider canvas perfect for opening up. After following the "Charles-Bozon" piste hang a right before "Altitude 2000" into the wide couloir leading you into the Brevent bowl and then the track down to Chamonix- make sure there is enough snow to get you down or it's a long walk!

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.

Remoteness

3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

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