What is Ex LION'S CHALLENGE?

Ex LION’S CHALLENGE (Ex LC) is the British Army Alpine Ski Championships. It will be held at Serre Chevalier in the Haute Alps region of France, from 18th – 28th January 2022.

Programme

The intended programme of events is below. Flexibility is important and the schedule of events will be amended at short notice if the weather conditions are not favourable.

Ser Date Time Event Remarks
(a) (b) (c) (d) (e)
1 Sat 15 Jan 22 PM Race Secretary and Adv Party arrive
2 Sun 16 – Mon 17 Jan 22 Remainder of Officials Arrive Race Office set up, liaison with French Hill Team
3 Tue 18 Jan 22 1400 – 1800 Registration for teams Race Office in the Serre D’Aigle
4 Wed 19 Jan 22 All Day Team Training/Admin
5 1730 Competitors Briefing All to attend. Location TBC
6 1800 1st Team Captains’ Meeting TCs Briefing Room, Serre D’Aigle
7 Thu 20 Jan 22 TBC Individual Giant Slalom
8 Fri 21 Jan 22 TBC Team Giant Slalom Torchlit descent opening ceremony, Sponsors and VIPs arrive.
9 Sat 22 Jan 22 TBC Individual Slalom
10 Sun 23 Jan 22 TBC Team Slalom President’s Challenge – TBC
11 Mon 24 Jan 22 TBC Downhill Training 1 – Piste ‘Luc Alphand’ 2 runs per competitor, no timing
12 Tue 25 Jan 22 TBC Downhill Training 2 – Piste ‘Luc Alphand’ 1 timed run per competitor
13 Wed 26 Jan 22 TBC Downhill – Piste ‘Luc Alphand’
14 Thu 27 Jan 22 AM Super G – Piste ‘Luc Alphand’
15 1830 Prizegiving – Serre d’Aigle
16 Fri 28 Jan 22 1000 Teams Depart
1600 Officials Depart
17 Sat 29 Jan 22 0800 Race Secretary Departs
1000 Army Team depart for Meribel