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Tufs Classic

Espace Killy

Tignes and Val d'Isère

Vanoise Massif

Spectacular steep couloir skiing right off the piste.

Freeride Skiing Difficult

830 m
0 m
303 m
Low Point
2.1 km
High Point
2.4 km
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This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's very remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between January and March. From a low point of 2.1 km to the maximum altitude of 2.4 km, the route covers 830 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 303 vertical metres of descent. It's graded 2.2 and Labande grade 3.


From the henri piste take a right. Thread your way through the avalanche barriers before descending the couloir and finally skiing to Val Claret.



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.


3 out of 4

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

Best time to visit

between January and March

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