Super Spatule

Espace Killy

Tignes and Val d'Isère

A super variant to Spatule.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
1.2 km
Ascent
0 m
Descent
544 m
Low Point
2 km
High Point
2.5 km
Gradient
42˚
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Description

Start down the OK piste and after about 100 meters go off the piste to the right and traverse high under the rock band. Once under the North face of the Rocher de Bellevarde continue traversing right and descent from here taking a small couloir which in the end brings you back to the piste.

Difficulty

Difficult

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.

Remoteness

2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Trees
  • Cliffs

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