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Grand Massif Backstage

What is Backstage ?

 

The Ski Area provides the opportunity to enjoy freshly groomed slopes every Wednesday* morning in Flaine (during the french winter holidays) and every Tuesday* morning in Samoëns and for you to take a look behind the scenes at what a ski patroller does.

This activity is for a maximum of 10 participants per session.

*cancelled in the event of bad weather and controlled avalanche blasting.

 

What is the schedule?



Starting in Flaine:
8.15am, meet at the bottom of the DMC
8.30am, go up in the DMC with the ski patrollers, set off for the slopes.
8.45am, you arrive at the top of the DMC. The sun’s rays are just touching the top of Mont Blanc, which gradually takes on a pink hue. At this moment in time, you are the only ones on the ski area, ready to set off down the slopes.
9am, your cheeks and nose feel the cold. You take in the unique scene. It is time to make your first tracks and feel the snow beneath your skis.
9.15am, it is time to go in search of the last reward for having risen so early: breakfast at the Lapiaz hotel with the ski patrollers who will happily discuss the various aspects of their job with you.

Starting in Samoëns (Vercland):
8.15am, go up in the Vercland gondola with the ski patrollers followed by the Chariande Express chairlift, set off for the slopes.
8.45am, you arrive at the top of the Tête des Saix. The sun’s rays are just touching the top of the Criou, which gradually takes on a pink hue. At this moment in time, you are the only ones on the ski area, ready to set off down the Dahu and Zizipanpan ski slopes to get them ready for opening.
9am, your cheeks and nose feel the cold, but the pleasure in taking part in this special moment doesn’t stop you getting back on the Chariande Express chairlift to visit the First Aid Post at the top.
9.15am, warm up inside and discover one of the ski area’s first aid posts.
9.30am, it is time to go in search of the last reward for having risen so early: breakfast at the Croc Blanc mountain restaurant with the ski patrollers who will happily discuss the various aspects of their job with you.

How to sign up in Flaine?

Registration is obligatory at the DMC ticket office in Flaine.
You have up until midday on Tuesday to sign up.
The price is 25€ per person

How to sign up in Samoëns (Vercland)?

Registration is obligatory at the GME or Vercland ticket offices in Samoëns.
You have up until midday on Monday to sign up.
The price is 25€ per person

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