Le Pas de Chavanette – The Swiss Wall

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Les Crosets - Le mur de Chavanette - Portes du Soleil

Les Crosets - Le mur de Chavanette - Portes du Soleil

Les Crosets - Les Mossettes

Les Crosets - Les Mossettes

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Champéry

Les Crosets

Les Crosets

Champéry Dents-du-Midi

Champéry Dents-du-Midi

There is limitless skiing fun to be had in the Portes du Soleil with over 650 km of pistes, some of which are in the Lower Valais, a part of France. One of the world’s most difficult and fascinating pistes is the "le mur suisse" (Swiss Wall).

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The Portes du Soleil has many wonderfully broad, relatively easy-to-navigate slopes. However, Europe’s largest winter sports area also has another face, such as the eastern slope of the Pas de Chavanette. There, a superlative mogul piste has been created that the French have respectfully called "le mur suisse". Because it is extremely steep (about a 50 degree slope) and has, after new snow falls, moguls of up to 2m high, this treacherous "wall" is only suitable for very experienced skiers.

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Starting point: Pas de Chavanette (2151 m a.s.l.)

Accessibility of starting point: chairlift

Destination: Les Pas (1820 m a.s.l.)

Length: 1.3 km

Gradient: 331 Meter

Level of difficulty: difficult (mogul slope)

Food and beverages: at the start



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