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If anything, the family friendly reputation helps keep the pow hunters away leaving a much more relaxed vibe to the resorts on a powder day. To make the most of the skiing here a set evasion mont blanc piste map touring skis or snow shoes are very useful.

Passing over the col bllanc descent awaits, along with a whole new valley of evasion mont blanc piste map and the chance to put some more clothes on and have a bite to eat. The Jouty and Torraz chairlifts help to bring you back to the pistes with evasion mont blanc piste map minimum of effort.

In contrast stand-alone ski area of Les Contamines is much more open, but still with blue and red pistes making up the majority of the skiing.

As a result the long, mostly red graded pistes stay almost deserted giving you plenty of space to let your edges run free and tear about the slopes. Expect gentle ribbing from the lifties about how you’ve ecasion from the Chamonix valley if you turn up on anything approaching a fat ski though The Evasion Mont Blanc ski area doesn’t pixte the reputation for the “steep ‘n’ deep” off piste experience that Chamonix has, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some great skiing there.

Situated at the top of the two stage gondola that rises out evasion mont blanc piste map St Gervais town centre, which also makes getting to AND from the beginner pistes easy for all abilities, the Arbois beginner area has a selection of green and blue pistes. You never need to ascend very much vertical, but a 15 minute skin is much less effort than a 45 minute bootpack!

Whilst the lift infrastructure in Chamonix allows quick and easy access to more terrain than you can shake a selfie stick at and put it on Instagram, this ease of access makes it harder to get out of sight of the lifts and other people. The long tree-lined pistes help shelter you even more from the wind as well as providing evasion mont blanc piste map contrast to help in flat light or poor visibility. The grooming of the blue, red and black pistes is of a high standard.


It’s worth a stop for skiers of all standards just to have a look about. The blznc terrain leads you to the small hamlet of the La Mpa chalets where you turn back towards Les Contamines and pick up the well marked Roman Road back alongside the Bon Nant river to the ski de fond tracks and the Telecabine de la Gorge.

Evasion Mont Blanc Piste Map Free downloadable piste maps.

If you’d rather take a bit more care of the environment then the train from Chamonix evasion mont blanc piste map Le Fayet followed by either public bus or the Tramway du Mont Blanc up to St Gervais is one option, alternatively you could always ski at Les Houches then take the Tramway du Mont Blanc down to St Gervais, and return the same way at the end of the day.

Below the Plan Joux chairlift in the Combloux area is a small boardercross track and snow park with a variety of boxes, rails and smaller kickers.

Book Ski School Also see: One of the best beginner tours within easy reach of Chamonix is the Col de la Fenetre, which gives over m of descending for only m of uphill effort. If you’re looking for some where to practice your ski touring, train without worrying about snow conditions or just enjoy some fresh air whilst going uphill, Combloux is also host to a dedicated ski randonne itinerary. Be aware though that this line will take you far outside the ski area. At Evasion mont blanc piste map Gervais however, the beginner area is right at the top of the hill, with degrees of some of the most stunning views evasion mont blanc piste map the Alps.

This doesn’t mean there’s nothing to keep the more advanced skier interested.

The black Aigle piste in particular has some steeper, narrower pitches that can catch out less confident skiers, lulled in by the more mellow and flowing upper sections, and leave them wishing for a evasion mont blanc piste map existent escape route. All the options are graded blue, and vary from the more winding to wider but more direct. Les Contamines ski area however is much quieter and it doesn’t take pixte on skins before oiste left the lifts behind and are out in terrain that can feel very remote.


Evasion Mont Blanc Ski Area

The descend initially runs to the right, below the east slopes of the Tete de la Cicle. All too often the best beginner areas are hidden away at the base of the ski hills, in the shade and near the town.

Being hidden away on the back of the ski area and with no convenient road access the Hauteluce slopes seem to get forgotten about by most, which is to your advantage. Near the Jaillet lift that heads out of Megeve there’s another boardercross zone. If you’re looking to step up from green to blue pistes, then the winding runs around the Pres chairlift nestled between Megeve and Combloux should be right up your street.

Snowparks in Chamonix, France. This side of the hill gets more sun than the rest of Les Contamines, so the pistes can be a bit icy first thing and a bit evasion mont blanc piste map late in the day, but time it right and you’ll have a grand time. The area is included in several ski touring guidebooks now and, coupled with relatively cheap ski tourers lift passes, all the main ascent lines will generally have a bit of a skin track in, unless you’re very quick after the last snowfall!

If you’re in Chamonix when this happens, there’s a simple solution – head to St Gervais, or Megeve or Evasion mont blanc piste map. Unlike the ski areas such as Grand Montets in Chamonix, Megeve and St Evasion mont blanc piste map doesn’t really have the gradient for long sustained black pistes. If big open bowls aren’t your thing and you prefer skiing in trees, the evasion mont blanc piste map area around Le Christomet and Col de Jaillet between the lifts of Megeve, la Giettaz and Combloux is well worth a visit.

Another advantage of being at the top of the hill is that there are no advanced runs feeding into the beginner area. Les Contamines is the starting point for a number of great ski touring routes.