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La Sache

Espace Killy

Tignes and Val d'Isère

Vanoise Massif

Great skiing in an easily accessed bowl.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

1.6 km
12 m
439 m
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.7 km
La Sache Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between December and April. From a low point of 2.3 km to the maximum altitude of 2.7 km, the route covers 1.6 km, 12 vertical metres of ascent and 439 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 2.2 and Labande grade 3.


Start on the Corniche piste and shortly after starting your descent take a left into the unknown. Ski the valley through rolling terrain and open bowls until you can join the Sache piste.



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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between December and April


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