About Advanced Pistes in Courchevel
The 3 Valleys is one of the largest ski areas in the world. With this being the case there is a whole host of challenging and steep skiing for the advanced skier.
Whether it be mogul fields you are after, couloirs, steep gradients or just a challenging terrain you can find everything in the three valleys. Courchevel offers some great Couloir skiing, Meribel has the Olympic downhill Face to tackle and Val Thorens has a number of steep bumpy runs to really get the legs working.
Courchevel has some awesome steep, challenging pistes and mountains in the higher altitude areas of the valley. A mix of Couloirs, steep pistes, challenging terrain and great snow it is a great place for advanced skiers to challenge themselves.
The Couloirs and steep black runs are the ones that everybody talks about. Courchevel is known for having some of the worlds hardest and most challenging black runs, so it is definitely one to head for if you fancy a challenging skiing holiday. The Couloirs at the top of the Saulire cable car are the ones that people challenge themselves with the most, there are two official pistes that are a Couloirs, the Grand Couloir, which notably is the easiest of the bunch but still a challenge, the rest are no longer pistes but can still be tackled and enjoyed. The other is Couloir Tournier which takes you into Meribel.
There are also plenty of black pistes with steep and tough moguls. A selection of these can be found at the top of the Susses lift, the top of the Vizelle bubble and the top of the Saulire. This area around the Saulire and the Creux Noirs will definitely provide plenty of advanced skiing, with the high altitude and steep gradient you can whizz down a number of tough reds and blacks.
If you are staying down in Courchevel Le Praz and you want a challenging run to finish your day or you just fancy an advanced piste through the trees then head down the Jean Blanc from the top of the Plantray or Bouc Blanc. This black piste runs through the trees in the valley making it the perfect challenge for a bad weather day or wonderful views when the sun shines. You can also challenge yourself on the black pistes that sit above La Tania, the Dou des Lanches is definitely one to try.