L'Aiguillette Des Posettes, South side

Chamonix

Balme

Balme (Le Tour)

A real adventure as you traverse and ski fantastic terrain all the way to the valley floor.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
2.1 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
707 m
Low Point
1.4 km
High Point
2.1 km
Gradient
37˚
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L'Aiguillette Des Posettes, South side Map

Description

A real adventure as you traverse and ski fantastic terrain all the way to the valley floor. From the Posettes lift traverse hard right following the flowing terrain above the avalanche barriers before linking clearings all the way to the valley floor. A real adventure. To be undertaken early in the day before the South facing slopes get cooked! Be aware of the steep cliff faces beneath you. Be sure you look at the route and conditions on the way up the lifts.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

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

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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