Happy Valley

La Clusaz & Le Grand Bornand

Flowing meadows

Freeride Skiing Moderate

Distance
622 m
Ascent
9 m
Descent
169 m
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
1.9 km
Gradient
33˚
Happy Valley Map

Ski the first part of the red piste from the top of the Belevedere lift until the cat track. Traverse off skier's left until the ridge. Drop into the large couloir for the start of the line. Towards the end, some trees appear. Try to keep skier's right to enable you to get back to the pistes.

Difficulty

Moderate

Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Trees

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