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Top col de bassachaux line 1


Portes du Soleil

Good mix of line between some steepness and trees skiing.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

1.2 km
0 m
375 m
Low Point
1.6 km
High Point
1.9 km
Top col de bassachaux line 1 Map

This is an easy access line take right from top of "Cornebois" chairlift, and hike until the top of "Col de bassachaux" for about 20 minutes. The line start here and got some steepness on the highest part with good navigation is needed as mistake can make you fall. Where rocks are present with high level of avalanche risks, the line is quiet away from the sun keeping the snow fresh, area is pretty away from the slope so fully autonomous skiers only should be there. Usual hazard to be aware on this line are the trees at the lower part of the run. The line finishes on the red piste "Les Rochassons" which leads back to the bottom of Pré-la-joux after a long lower section into the forest.



Extreme skiing terrain above 45 degrees. These routes are reserved for experienced experts.

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.


3 out of 4

Little chance of being seen or helped in case of an accident.

Best time to visit

between January and March


  • Trees
  • Walk Required

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