The Derby was a straight line, top-to-bottom race.

There were many teams from all over the world, each team would consist of 3 skiers that had to start together.

The course was simple (in idea!) Top Ticket GM go through Lognan mid-station together and finish at Les Marmottons brasserie together.

Team Cretton’s best time was 5 minutes 35 seconds!  The race was fairly dangerous but not nearly as bad as the preceding days, when the local hotshots were out practicing, some of which could do well over 100,000 feet in one day!

Unfortunately the race was canceled due to a death and many serous injuries.

Missed out?  Dont worry the derby de la Meije (La Grave) still continues to this day.

Check Out The Amazing Two Part Video!↓



More Planet Chamonix News!

Robert Bailey Missing Person Planet Chamonix

⚠️Robert Bailey | MISSING PERSON APPEAL ⚠️

/
Robert did not come back to his hotel after setting out on a hike up the Col de Forclaz, Les Houches.
Climbers Rescued Off Mont Blanc

Aiguille du Tacul | Young American Dies

/
The young man was skiing with a guide when he fell the wrong side of this steep decent, sadly resulting in a fall of 400 metres.
PGHM Chamonix Planet Chamonix Chamonix Mont Blanc News Events Weather

Climbers Blocked | PGHM Sent Out In Snowstorm

/
The rescuers set up a RDV with an experienced piste grooming operator, who bought them to the cliffs edge just under the Chalet lognon, they went on to set up a rope winch.