Posted on 3 February 2020
Men's Alpine Skiing World Cup
After 4 years of absence, the Kandahar is back on the mythical Haute-Savoie ski run. The world's best skiers all meet in the Chamonix Mont-Blanc valley, on the famous "Verte des Houches" which has "green" only in its name...
With a vertical drop of 870 m and a length of 3,343 m, it is one of the most beautiful (and impressive!) black runs in the world and has even been given a facelift to welcome this new edition! It's something to look forward to, even as a spectator! As proof: it is the only track on the Men's World Cup circuit homologated by the department's International Ski Federation (FIS), and one of the two nationally homologated. A competition as mythical as its track, it takes place over two days for two events:
- Saturday 8th February: Slalom
- Sunday 9th February: Parallel Giant
This sporting meeting at the summit, followed all over the world, is the pride of the whole valley and proves once again the dynamism of our territory!
Discover our new developments in the Chamonix valley here
Photo crédit : Etienne Stiedel