Tour de Charvet

Espace Killy

Tignes and Val d'Isère

Probably the best known off piste run in Val. Great skiing with a few variations for the brave.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

Distance
2.4 km
Ascent
31 m
Descent
541 m
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
2.7 km
Gradient
39˚
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Description

Probably the best known off piste run in Val. Great skiing with a few variation for the brave. From the Grand Pre lift traverse down and left towards the Col. Once through this, continue traversing left as you descend avoiding the large cliff band. Enjoy this great run before joining the Epaule de Charvet 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

3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

January, February, March, April, December

Features

  • Cliffs

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