Le Clou

Page Type
Savoie, France, Europe
Route Type:
Off-piste ski route
Time Required:
Half a day
Easy ski-descent

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Le Clou
Created On: Jan 10, 2004
Last Edited On: Jan 11, 2004


From Sainte Foy Tarentaise take the road to the ski resort (Bon Conseil, park).
Take the chair lifts of Grand Plan, Arpettaz and de l'Aiguille : you reach the crest near the Col de l'Aiguille between the Rocks of Pierre d'Arbine and Pointe de Foglietta.

Route Description

Follow the ski trail to the Col de l'Aiguille (2552 m).
Take left and descent the beautiful comb to the Lac du Clou (frozen) and the the alpine pasture Le Clou situated in a delightful landscape.
On the right, you have to go back up on 50 m.
Ski tfirst on easy slopes, then through the forest to the listed village of Le Monal with spectacular views across to the glaciers on Mont Pourri.
Lower, follow the snow covered road to the bridge of Les Pigettes.

From here, you must return to Bon Conseil by taxi : call GĂ©rard Arnaud
on +33 4 79 41 05 73, or +33 6 07 38 24 09, or Ortiz on +33 4 79 06 93 57 or +33 6 14 46

Time of the descent Col de l'Aiguille - Les Pigettes : 1,5 hours (1200 m descent)

Essential Gear

Free ride ski recommended.

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Le Clou

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