Rochers Rouge

Chamonix

Grands Montets

Les Grands Montets

Lots of possible lines offering good variations to the main Lavancher bowl lines with many interesting bumps and rolls.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
510 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
35˚
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Description

Ski c.200 metres down the Chamois piste past the entrance to the Lavancher and then drop off left into a vague bowl. Pick a line down this - there are many possible variations.

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, April, December

Features

  • Cliffs

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