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35- Enduro - Red - La Vipérine

in La Norma
  • Great variety in this series of 5 Enduro trails in the resort of La Norma. All the departure points are quickly reached thanks to the gondola lift, so you can easily make repeat runs, or try them all as they each have their own specific features.

  • The beautiful descent never gets over-technical. Access to the departure point is quick and easy thanks to Mélezet gondola lift which drops you just 800 metres away. The trail is steep in places but only for short sections. There are no highly technical areas but it's a good idea to take constant care and control your speed. Most of the trail is through a larch forest where sufficient light filters through the canopy to generate a pleasant atmosphere.
    The name "vipérine" could come from an...
    The beautiful descent never gets over-technical. Access to the departure point is quick and easy thanks to Mélezet gondola lift which drops you just 800 metres away. The trail is steep in places but only for short sections. There are no highly technical areas but it's a good idea to take constant care and control your speed. Most of the trail is through a larch forest where sufficient light filters through the canopy to generate a pleasant atmosphere.
    The name "vipérine" could come from an alcoholic spirit made with a snake in the bottle, or from a flowering plant of the borage family.
    You'll find out which is the answer along the way.

    Departs from: top of Mélézet gondola lift.
  • Park in the car park at the La Norma leisure centre and then take the ski lifts.
    In 2022, work on the Mélézet cable car, take the Repose chairlift.
  • Plain text period
    From 15/06 to 31/08.

    Subject to favorable snow and weather conditions.
  • Environment
    • In the forest
    • Mountain view
    • In the mountains
    • Lake 5 km away
  • Spoken languages
    • French
  • Documentation
    GPX / KML files allow you to export the trail of your hike to your GPS (or other navigation tool)
Useful address
On the spot