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Borsat North Face

Espace Killy

Tignes and Val d'Isère

Vanoise Massif

A wide open face - the perfect gradient for freeriding

Freeride Skiing Difficult

851 m
38 m
281 m
Low Point
2.5 km
High Point
2.8 km
Borsat North Face Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features low exposure (e1) and is typically done between December and April. From a low point of 2.5 km to the maximum altitude of 2.8 km, the route covers 851 m, 38 vertical metres of ascent and 281 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 2.2 and Labande grade 3.


From the top of the lift, head up towards the ridge line. A the small col put your skis on and enter the bowl. You can pretty much choose your line across the whole face until you rejoin the Genepy blue run.



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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between December and April


  • Walk Required

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