Sam Favret shreds the Vallée Blanche in “The Classic Route”

By: Downdays May 22, 2019

The Vallée Blanche is one of the world’s most well-known ski descents. This nearly 3,000-meter vertical journey from the top of the Aguille du Midi back down to Chamonix along the Glacier du Tacul is on many a skier’s “life goals” list — so much so that the locals reportedly consider this classic route to be somewhat pedestrian in comparison to the valley’s wide variety of other, more butt-puckering options.