Pramecou North Face

Espace Killy

Tignes and Val d'Isère

One of the most spectacular descents in the region

Freeride Skiing Severe

Distance
1.5 km
Ascent
182 m
Descent
279 m
Low Point
2.8 km
High Point
3.1 km
Gradient
44˚
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Description

This is an imposing steep line and needs to be in good condition due to its steepness and the fact that it has a few rocks on the slope.

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

3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April

Features

  • Face
  • Cliffs
  • Couloir
  • Glacier
  • Walk Required

Equipment required

  • Rope
  • Skins
  • Crampons
  • Glacier kit

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