// Presentation

The ski resort of St-Luc/Chandolin is situated in the Val d’Anniviers in canton Valais, Switzerland. It is a medium-sized resort with 14 ski-li s and 75km of slopes. The resort is well-known as a « secret spot » for freeride skiing, offering, among others, as much forest-backcountry skiing as steep face skiing on the Couloirs des Ombrintzes.

The First Track Freeride is an off-piste ski and snowboard competition which has been organised in the St-Luc/Chandolin ski resort since the winter of 1999-2000. This lively international sporting event this a 3-star stage of the Freeride World Qualifier which allows the winners access to the famous Freeride World Tour! The competition takes place over two days, with each competitor doing one run per day. The winner is decided by the highest combined score over the two days.

// Spectator info

The best place to watch the competion from is the Espace Live on the terrace of the Tsapé restaurant.

// Riders info

The contest is organized over two days. All riders will do one run on Saturday and one run on Sunday. The winner is the rider that earns the biggest number of points during the two days.
Detailed information will be sent per e-mail to all riders when the registration is completed. It is mandatory for all riders to take part to the race briefing on Friday evening.

To guarantee good race conditions to all riders, it is strictly forbidden to ride the event venue (Couloirs des Ombrintzes) after March 11th. Riders that do not respect this rule can be disqualified with no refund.

// Photos et Vidéos


All pictures are on Flickr and
Facebook !

Vidéos officielles

Official video of the First-Track Freeride 2016

°2015 - First-Track Freeride 2015

Vidéos de run

Run de Mickael Bimbos
Ski & Snowboard 2015

°2012 - Run of Greg Tusher (Ski)

// Press

// Partners

Following each magnificent edition, we are more motivated than ever to make this event live on in our favourite couloirs ! For this we need generous sponsors willing to support us. For those that are interested we invite you to read our partners book: Partners book 2018 (.pdf)

And if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask !

They support the 2018 edition:

// Contacts and where to find us
First-Track Freeride Association

Romain Daniel: +41 79 945 81 49 firsttrackfreeride@gmail.com


Cavin François frcavin@gmail.com

The competition takes place at the Chandolin/St-Luc ski resort, in the couloirs of the Col des Ombrintzes - inbetween both domains.

3961 Chandolin, Val d'Anniviers, Suisse

Autoroute A9, sortie n°28, Sierre, puis suivre Val d'Anniviers.