Hillside dam and artificial snow reserve
le Bois Noir, 74420, Habère-Poche
The snow reserve is on the Darandet slope and stretches 1100m. The hillside dam on Le Bois Noir stores 7500m3 of water.
The snow reserve has 12 sections including 8 equipped with V3 snow cannons. 4 are mixed areas for a ventilator snow cannon. The machine room (bottom of the slope) houses a variable speed pump to reach an altitude of 1160m and a compressor to ball up the remainder.