Lognan Cables

Chamonix

Grands Montets

Les Grands Montets

Challenging skiing down the steep scrubby shoulder beneath the Lognan telepherique cables

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
1.1 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
577 m
Low Point
1.4 km
High Point
2 km
Gradient
44˚
Lognan Cables Map

A fun but slightly broken line through the trees of the lower part of Les Grands Montets. Ski under the Lognan cable car cables and gradually drift right, staying to the right of a deep rocky gully throughout, to rejoin the pierre à ric 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

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

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