Ski touring route: Bachat-Bouloud - Croix de Chamrousse - not secured

Equipment : Skiing, Ski touring route

Challenging ski touring ascent to La Croix, approx. 3.5 km with 630 m vertical drop.
⚠ New starting point: uphill bend in the Bachat-Bouloud - Chamrousse 1700 road, in front of the Skiset store.

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Downhill skiing possible (red or blue level).
Itinerary mainly in forest from the village of Bachat-Bouloud (start) and alpine (finish).
Two escape routes are possible, one close to the Ours and the other close to the Crêtes alpine slopes. Conversion not compulsory but strongly recommended.

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Free parking on route de Bachat-Bouloud or recommended 800/900 meters away on avenue du père Tasse.


Free access. "Ski touring" pass valid for two one-way trips (Casserousse chairlift, La Croix gondola, Lacs Robert chairlift) to reach les Vans.

Winter 2022-23 prices:
- Adult / Senior: 11€
- Child / Youth / Student: 8€
- Senior Plus: 2.80€.

Opening periods

From 02/12 to 14/04 between 8.30 am and 6 pm.
⚠ Do not go down the alpine ski slopes at night - danger damage winch with cable from 6pm to 8.30am.

Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.

Equipments and characteristics

  • Pets refused


  • Mountain location
  • Ski resort

Track characteristics

Level red – hard
One way