Vernant Left

Flaine

Grand Massif

Le Grand Massif

An open face with great powder or moguls then into a steep couloir.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1 km
Ascent
6 m
Descent
358 m
Low Point
1.8 km
High Point
2.2 km
Gradient
41˚
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Description

From the top of Vernant chair lift you can find a couple of lines back down to the bottom.

Be careful as there are cliff bands half way down and only a couple of ways through.

The first half is easy as you just cut back in under the chair by either turning left or right and back on yourself.

In fresh snow this pitch can be superb and if there hasn’t been any snow then you’ll usually find some great moguls!

Keep a bit more skiers left under the chair and enter a different gully there. Don’t go to far right or you’ll end up on a cliff band.

This gully is right under the chair and can be hard pack and or icy as it is narrow and people tend to side slip down it.

After the gully the line opens up and you can ski a great short pitch down.

Let your skis run at the bottom as you hit the flat and head towards the Vernant chair or you’ll be walking further than you need to.

Difficulty

Difficult

Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March

Features

  • Cliffs

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