Demi-lune

Brévent/Flégère

Chamonix

A fun excursion a short way from the piste.

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
184 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
138 m
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.4 km
Gradient
50˚
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Where the Charles-Bozon piste heads right at some small cliffs at c.2450 metres, branch off left and follow a broad ridge. Hold your height and veer right passing two prominent rocks to the entrance. Ski the wide open couloir returning back to the piste.

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Cliffs

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