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Avalanche Search Practice

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Five avalanche search practice areas, supervised and maintained by La Chamoniarde are accessible and open to the public in the CHAMONIX valley.

EQUIPMENT AND TRAINING

Fast and efficient victim search requires a lot of practice, to palliate stress caused by an emergency situation. Practice is then made possible thanks to the 5 DVA parks located in the valley ski areas.


Access to these areas is free and open to everyone (mountain sport enthusiasts and professionals).


WARNING : it is essential to practice shovelling and clearing of the victim too! 


In winter La Chamoniarde organizes off-piste skiing safety courses for adults and young skiers. Avalanche searching practice, coached by mountain guides are also available.


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Avalanche search parks in the Chamonix valley

Les Grands Montets


Site: At Lognan mid-station, down and right from the Marmottons chairlift.

Les Houches


Site: At the top of the Mélèze chairlift, near the snowpark.

La Flégère


Site: At Flégère mid-station, below the piste "Les Libellules".

Le Tour


Site: At col des Posettes, near the Plan des Reines ski lift.

NEW:Le Savoy


Site: Chamonix down town

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