Ski touring is getting famous.
Chamrousse now offers two marked and safe routes, one by day and an other by night, and a third departure on seal skins from Casserousse, leading to Pourettes lakes and Robert lakes.
1) Access to off-piste departure
Distance: 1.1 km
Vertical drop: 400 metres
Access: Casserousse parking area
Opening times*: every day from 8.30am to 6pm (Caution: winch grooming with cable from 6pm to 8.30am)
New chairlift in Casserousse since 2017.
2) Ski touring route up to La Croix
Level: accessible to everyone
Distance: about 4km
Vertical drop: 510 metres
Access: Bachat Bouloud bridge in Chamrousse 1750
Opening times*: every day 24h/24h ⚠Don't go down on alpine slopes by night - danger winch grooming with cable from 6pm to 8.30am (except in the ski touring route by night n°3**)
3) Ski touring route up to La Croix by night
Distance: about 3km
Vertical drop: 600 metres
Access: Snow front in Chamrousse 1650
Opening times*: every day from 6pm to 10pm (**EXCEPT go up during "night skiing evening" in winter Saturdays night and French holidays Thursdays night - danger alpine skiers on ski touring route because it's an alpine ski slope)
*subject to snow conditions
« Ski touring» pass:
Valid for two one-way trips (Casserousse chairlift, La Croix gondola or Lacs Robert chairlift) to get to Les Vans.
Price: adult and senior 10€ / child, junior and student 7€ / senior plus 2.50€