Plan Joran Gully 1

Chamonix

Grands Montets

Les Grands Montets

A fun line down a narrow twisting gully

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
367 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
123 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.1 km
Gradient
30˚
Plan Joran Gully 1 Map

You can access this direct from the top of the Plan Joran lift or skiing diagonally down and R from the top of the slow Tabe chair. Start as for the Plan Joran Ridge 1 but continue traversing right, passing under the Plan Joran lift until you reach the top of an obvious couloir. It needs to be well filled in with snow, which it normally is, but if it is a lean season or you see no tracks into it there may be nasty rocky steps. But usually it is a really fun twisty gully that brings you out on the catch-all piste that takes you back to Plan Joran restaurant and the Tabe chair.

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

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Trees

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