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Aiguille Rouges - Les Grands Pentes

Les Arcs

Vanoise Massif

An amazing journey on to the wild side on the edge of the nature reserve

Freeride Skiing Difficult

1.6 km
4 m
733 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.7 km
Aiguille Rouges - Les Grands Pentes Map

One of many lines down this incredible face. This is the last line skiers left of the Aiguille Rouge that is permitted before the nature reserve boundary. The tempting bowl skiers left of the line is strictly forbidden as it is a nature reserve. Please respect this directive. Follow the fall-line being careful to stay skiers right of the ridge that separates the line and the nature reserve. Continue down until you reach the forest path that takes you back round to the resort.



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.


3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

between January and April


  • Walk Required

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