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La GrAn

The most obvious and attractive line of this face.

Freeride Skiing Moderate

643 m
0 m
410 m
Low Point
2.5 km
High Point
2.9 km
La GrAn Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be moderate. It's remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between February and April. From a low point of 2.5 km to the maximum altitude of 2.9 km, the route covers 643 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 410 vertical metres of descent. You'll need skins, ice axe and crampons to complete it safely.


Long and attractive line that starts on the top of the peak and after a steepest and more narrow section leaves you in a playful and funny wide couloir.



Slopes become slightly steeper at around 25-30 degrees.

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.


2 out of 4

Away from help but easily accessed.

Best time to visit

between February and April


  • Couloir

Equipment required

  • Skins
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons

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