Another great classic off-piste skiing route in Val d’Isère, Cugnaī is another valley with impressive dimensions that reserves great moments of powder snow for all lovers of skiing or snowboarding. From the top of the Cugnai chairlift you can test the batteries of your D.V.A. (Avalanche victim detector) thanks to the automatic detection system set up by the ski patrol service. Once committed in the mostly north aspect slopes, just let yourself go down the fall line…
Departure from the top of the Cugnai chairlift: 3000m above sea level.
Arrival at Le Manchet express chairlift: 1920m altitude.
Altitude difference: 1180m.
Intermediate and advanced level.
Ideal for off-piste skiers and off-piste snowboarders.