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Opening from July 6th to August 31st 2019
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  1. Les Arcs
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  4. Ski touring

Try ski touring for a different way of getting about the mountains!
Ski touring is the way to get up the steep slopes at the heart of the Alpine landscape like a mountaineer. «Seal skins» fitted under the skis for the climb enable you to lift your heel and turn happily!
There’s no need to panic when going downhill. All you have to do is take off the skins, lock the heels and enjoy Alpine skiing as you know it.


As for equipment,

You will need :

A pair of light and above all short touring skis

A pair of the ski touring bindings

A pair of ski touring boots

Self-adhesive seal skins

Hiking equipement such as a ruckack for carrying your skis if necessary, suitable clothing...

Not forgetting: shovel, probe et ARVA for when you venture off the marked pistes

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Get away from it all in the countryside at Arc 1800 & Arc 1600’s great Alpine landscape by ski touring on a fully marked piste.

3 SECURED ROUTES TO FOLLOW

LA TRACE DES ARCS 

400m Incline

Altitude at the start 1630 m

Altitude at the top 2070 m
Gross ascent 440 m
Distance climbed 2,5 km
The return must be made by the Mont-Blanc blue piste

 

LES TÉTRAS 

440m Incline

Altitude at the start 1810 m
at the start of Villards

Altitude at the top 2250 m
Gross ascent 440 m
Distance climbed 2,1 km

 

LES VERDACHES 

400m Incline

Altitude at the start 1650 m
  From Parchey lift

Altitude at the top 2300 m
Gross ascent 650 m
Distance climbed 4 km

 

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