An Olympic background
Designed by and for champions, this legendary slope is renowned for its technical complexity. Today, there are many competitions taking place on the Face de Bellevarde. Get to know the famous Face de Bellevarde.
Renowned French Olympic champion, Jean-Claude Killy, was the first to come up with the idea of turning the Bellevarde mountainside into the spectacular run that we now know.
Designed by the talented Swiss ski champion, Bernhard Russi, the impressive run boasts a steep gradient of 65% at the start, as well as an awe-inspiring wall at the end. It is made even harder due to the narrow gully ‘Ancolie’ section.
Whilst La Face might challenge the greatest champions during the Alpine Ski World Cup competitions, when it is freshly groomed it is accessible to most skiers.
What’s more, its connection to the Joseray run offers less confident skiers an alternative to the scary wall at the end.