Face Nord de Bellecôte, La Plagne, France

Face Nord de Bellecôte, La Plagne, France. The so-called Face Nord is a 1800 meter long and demanding descent with steep lines and wide slopes. In addition to the demanding passages, the area is extremely prone to avalanches due to its northern exposure. Anyone who dares to enter here must be fully aware of their abilities! Photo (playing card) by me, Peter Erlach.

3, 2, 1, drop in. Photo: © Peter Erlach

A legendary off-piste ski run

The Face Nord de Bellecôte in La Plagne is a legendary off-piste ski run that promises an unforgettable experience. Since this ski season you can enter the Face Nord directly from the new summit station. As the name suggests, skiers face the north side of the mountain. The snow conditions can vary from deep powdery bliss to icy slopes, making it both thrilling and demanding. There are different variants that lead into the valley, depending on how far you climb the ridge.

Navigating through the untouched snow and narrow chutes, skiers will be rewarded with stunning panoramic views. The solitude and tranquility that comes with this off-piste adventure is an escape from the crowded resort runs. However, it is important to note that the Face Nord de Bellecôte should only be attempted by those with advanced skiing skills. Avalanches are a real risk, and skiers are strongly advised to enlist the services of a qualified mountain guide who is familiar with the area.

For those seeking an adrenaline rush and a true test of skill on the mountains, the Face Nord de Bellecôte delivers an experience like no other. It is a journey that will leave a lasting impression, reminding skiers of the sheer power and beauty of the alpine environment.

La Plagne is a renowned ski resort

La Plagne is a renowned ski resort located in the Tarentaise Valley of the French Alps. It boasts an extensive ski area, offering over 225 kilometers of slopes that cater to all levels of skiing ability. La Plagne is part of the Paradiski domain which also includes Peisey-Vallandry and Les Arcs, making it one of the largest ski areas in the world. One of the highlights of skiing in La Plagne is the diversity of slopes available. Beginners can find gentle runs and dedicated learning areas, while intermediate skiers can enjoy a vast selection of rolling pistes and tree-lined descents. For the more adventurous, there are challenging black runs, off-piste opportunities, and even a world-class snowpark to show off their tricks.

La Plagne offers an unforgettable skiing experience that combines adventure, natural beauty, and a welcoming atmosphere. More information on the official website of La Plagne.

The Face Nord de Bellecôte is part of the NICE TO SKI YOU Quartet & Travel Guide, 32 legendary ski runs and resort in the world. SHOP HERE.
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