BDTV S1 – Episode 3: A Simple Machine

Is the iconic La Grave cablecar under threat? BDTV visits the backcountry mecca to learn more

The La Grave cablecar is an icon of big-mountain freeskiing, a unique lift that accesses some of the most classic unmarked and unpatrolled steep-skiing descents in the Alps. As La Grave faces historic challenges—its main road closed by rockfall and the continued operation of the cablecar in doubt—we take an insider’s view of “Le Telepherique” and what’s at stake in the uncertain future of this backcountry mecca.

Read more about La Grave’s cable car on Black Diamond’s website.

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