Lanchers couloir

Brévent/Flégère

Chamonix

A great extension from the Lachenal bowl that leads to the valley floor.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
903 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
475 m
Low Point
1.3 km
High Point
1.8 km
Gradient
36˚
Lanchers couloir Map

From the top of the Index chairlift hang a left following either the Lachenal piste or the Combe Lachenal freeride line. Where the Lachenal piste heads back left take this fall line couloir until you meet the Les Praz black piste.

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

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December

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