Lachenal bowl

Brévent/Flégère

Chamonix

Long fall-line skiing straight off the lift.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
680 m
Ascent
1 m
Descent
199 m
Low Point
2.1 km
High Point
2.3 km
Gradient
34˚
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Description

From the top of the Index chairlift hang a left over the ridgeline into this combe that is often a pisted red run. Break right into the wider slopes to enjoy this classic off piste itinerary down into the Combe de la Glière. Many options exist, enjoy the flowing terrain before re-entering the piste.

Difficulty

Difficult

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

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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