Thursday July 9, 2020

Freedom to go wild on the slopes

La Grave is especially suited to extreme skiers and freeride fans, writes Catherine Murphy.

1st November, 2008

La Grave is especially suited to extreme skiers and freeride fans, writes Catherine Murphy.

Seventy-five kilometres from Grenoble and on the edge of France’s largest national park (le Parc des Ecrins), La Grave is no plush ski resort: there are no machines bashing the slopes into submission, no patrollers on sweeping runs at the end of the day, no bombs triggering avalanches so that you won’t.

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