If downhill skiing is a widely practised discipline in La Plagne, ski touring also has its place in our Savoyard resort. With 4 events this winter, La Plagne is challenging you to be the sealskin king or queen. Straight climbs, downhill ski races, mixed formats, you will have 4 opportunities to perform, no less.
Would you like to take up the challenge? Participate in at least three of the four races of the challenge to qualify for the overall ranking. Your performance in each race earns you points. It is the total of these points that determines the overall ranking and will reward the best skiers.
La course des Dahus, Montalbert
January, 28th, 2023
Set off from 10.00am on a course comprising climbs and descents (each change in altitude is 400 metres)
-Leisure: 1 climb + 1 descent
-Competitive: 2 climbs + 2 descents
This race is the most playful and spectacular! It is a race for technicians who are able to handle the skins very quickly. Open to all, you can choose between leisure and competition modes.
Montée des Raveillus, Champagny-en-Vanoise
January, 14th, 2023 | POSTPONED TO 11 MARCH
⛷ A leisure race of 2.5km and 350m of elevation gain reserved for amateur skiers and junior and junior categories.
Departure at an altitude of 1900m, culminating at an altitude of 2250m on the Borseliers ridge and a descent via a marked off-piste route to the slalom stadium.
⛷ A competition race of 8.3km and 780m of vertical drop reserved for the cadets to veterans categories.
- Departure at 1900m altitude, highest point at the foot of the summit of Roc du Sérac then marked descent into one of the most beautiful off-piste in Champagny en Vanoise, La Combe des Arrièrés.
Les diables bleus, Montchavin-les Coches
March, 18th, 2022
6,3km course (1000 elev. gain) starting from Les Coches (altitude 1440 m), climbing to the highest point (altitude 2340 m).
A race that combines a climb and a descent on a marked off-piste itinerary. You can even make it a team effort on the longer course. A strong heart for the climb isn’t enough, you will need great thigh muscles to race back down!
The competitors will be following the old training course that used to be used by the 7th battalion of Mountain Infantry.
Triface, Plagne Centre
March 25th 2023
Always with a sunset start, Triface has three loops starting from Plagne Centre to climb the summits of Grande Rochette, Verdons and Bécoin! The only night race, its particularities: the concept of hitchhiking and the possibility to do the race in relay with 3 people!
Three formats: 504 m D+, 486 m D+ and 319 m D+, in total: 1309 m D+.