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Tignes and Val d'Isère

Vanoise Massif

Steep couloir skiing on a northerly aspect offering a great challenge and usually some great snow.

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
1.8 km
Ascent
58 m
Descent
399 m
Low Point
2.3 km
High Point
2.6 km
Gradient
45˚
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From the top of the Combe Folle chairlift hike up the ridge to the Pointe du Lavachet from which point you take a slight right and enter the face from where the descent begins. Ski the face being aware of the possibility of small rock outcrops during low snow years. After this fantastic descent traverse right and eventually ski back to the Tommeuses chairlift.

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

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required

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