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More Portes du Soleil backcountry snowboarding… Tête du Géant

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As everyone should know by now, this is Europe’s winter for big snowfall and we have indeed been making the most of it! The latest off-piste snowboard adventure from the MINT team was a hike up the Tete du Geant (2228m), in Pré la Joux, Chȃtel, to ride a fantastic couloir starting just below the summit. The couloir, visible from the ‘Les Combes’ chairlift in Linga, is north facing, about 250 m in length, 45 – 50̊ steep & very narrow in parts… just what we like!

Here are some photos to tell the tale or our shred on the Tete du Geant in Chatel:

Don’t forget we offer Backcountry snowboarding and Splitboarding Courses with our experienced instructors including  5 full days on snow coaching and Avalanche awareness and search and rescue training!  To see our courses for Winter 2013/14 head over to our Snowboard Camp page.

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