Torchlight descent world record attempt

Thursday 30 January 2020

Location : Alpine Park - Pistes de ski alpin
  • Visuel tentative de record du monde de descente aux flambeaux publique Chamrousse
  • Descente flambeaux Chamrousse
  • Descente flambeaux Chamrousse
  • Descente flambeaux Chamrousse
  • Descente flambeaux Chamrousse
  • Plan circulation et parking Tentative de record du monde de descente aux flambeaux publique Chamrousse
  • Photo descente aux flambeaux
Visuel tentative de record du monde de descente aux flambeaux publique ChamrousseDescente flambeaux ChamrousseDescente flambeaux ChamrousseDescente flambeaux ChamrousseDescente flambeaux ChamroussePlan circulation et parking Tentative de record du monde de descente aux flambeaux publique ChamroussePhoto descente aux flambeaux
Public torchlight descent world record attempt. Open to general public (limited number of places) - star level 3 or red slope descent.
We would like to thank you for taking part in this special day. We are very proud to try to make you go down in the history!

Program:
- 9 a.m to 6 p.m.: Withdrawl of passes at the tourism office for online registration (the electronic or printed ticket will be needed as a proof of registration) or purchase at the skipass office on the spot.
- from 3 p.m.: DJ on the snow front at Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin
- 5 p.m.: meeting at the bottom of La Croix Gondola (Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin) for our ride up.
- 6.30 p.m.: start of the torchlight descent
- 8.30 p.m.: end of the torchlight descent
- Until 10 p.m.: DJ on the snow front at Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin

Registrations are possible online until January, 29th (link below) and at the ski lifts sales desk until event day 6 p.m. The price of 5€ includes the one way skipass, the torchlight, goodies, and access to the front snow party.
A significant part of the parking lots will be reserved for buses coming from Grenoble Alpes University – UGA , we advise you to park your car in the parking lot in front of L’Hermitage (Avenue Henry Duhamel) -> map above
Shuttle reinforcement between 3:30 p.m. and midnight.
Please prefer carpooling to come to Chamrousse !

Instructions:
- The provided ski pass you registered allows you a single ride up (La Croix gondola – Chamrousse 1650) for this torchlight descent world record attempt.
- Plan warm clothing as well as a helmet for children (also strongly advised for adults)
- Do not take your ski poles; you won’t need them since you will have torchlight to carry instead
- The torchlight (a foam LED stick which runs on battery) will be provided on the summit. A bailiff will count the number of participants. The torchlight will have to be switched on only upon organiser’s request.
- A waiting time is expected on the summit – La Croix de Chamrousse before starting the descent, you will be able to enjoy music and warm drinks meanwhile.


Official record to beat : 2900 participants !
Partnership Chamrousse ski resort and Grenoble Alpes University – UGA.
Online registrations:
- for the general public: https://www.weezevent.com/record-du-monde-descente-aux-flambeaux-chamrousse (only in French)
- for Grenoble Alpes University (UGA) students and staff + others university in Grenoble: directly from https://www.weezevent.com/campus-au-sommet (only in French)
  • Sport :
    • Ski
    • Para-alpine skiing

  • Payment methods :
    • Cheque
    • Cash
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Event Organizer
Office de Tourisme de Chamrousse
Phone : +33 4 76 89 92 65
Location
Alpine Park - Pistes de ski alpin
Tentative de record du monde de descente aux flambeaux publique
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Chamrousse
  • Location :
    • Chamrousse 1650 - Recoin
  • Spoken language(s) :
    • English (EN)
    • French
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