Marmottes Variant

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Tignes and Val d'Isère

Vanoise Massif

Fun skiing on some great and varied slopes.

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
2.2 km
Ascent
22 m
Descent
612 m
Low Point
1.9 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
44˚
Marmottes Variant Map

This route has easy access from the lifts and an aesthetic line line with good skiing at a pleasant gradient. Avoid on spring / hot afternoons due to avalanche risk. From the top of the chair, stay right of the Marmottons piste and choose your line down one of the gullies. Traverse back left when the terrain steepens for the safest route.

Difficulty

Severe

Steep skiing at 38-45 degrees. This requires very good technique and the risk of falling has serious consequences.

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.

Remoteness

4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

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