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Saturday, January 31, 2015
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Summer skiing


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Happiness is… on the glacier!

Summer skiing belongs to those who get up early. Give your day a fresh start and keep your flip flops for the afternoon! Enjoy the pleasure of summer skiing, drinks on a terrace at 3000, a panoramic view on the resort and the snowy peaks…

Come and ski on the 20 km of pistes of the glacier, try new tricks on the snowpark, go cross-country skiing and improve your suntan on the terrace of the Panoramic restaurant in unique surroundings!

Bonus: From June 21st get FREE access to the Lagon swimming pool with your 2-to-10 day Tignes ski pass.

Practical info:

The summer ski area is open to skiers from June 21st to August 3rd 2014:

- June 21st - July 4th: 3 ski lifts are planed: Funicular + Cable car + Vanoise chairlift from 7:15am - 1pm

- July 5th - August 3rd: Glacier area access by funicular from 7:15am - 1:00 pm. Lifts: there are 12 lifts, including the funicular that will take you to the glacier in only 7 minutes! Opening of the snowpark on July 5th.

> Find the lift pass you need here.

> Click on the map below to download it.



Want to head to the glacier without your skis?

There are specific lift passes for pedestrians! Take the funicular and stop by the terrace of the Panoramic restaurant before heading to the cable car to enjoy the view on the famous peaks and mountains around: the Mont Pourri, ridges of the Grande Sassière, the Grande Casse (highest point of La Vanoise: altitude of 3,856 metres) and of course the majestic Mont Blanc (in the distance).

You are in a national nature reserve, at the periphery of the Vanoise National Park (www.parcnational-vanoise.fr).
Warning: you are in a glacier area, so don’t forget to ask a high-mountain guide for their advice to enjoy the glacier to the most! ( http://www.guides-montagne-tignes.com/)

Practical info to be confirmed:

From June 21st to July 4th
- Opening hours for pedestrians: 7:15 am (first lift of the funicular) – 12.30pm (last lift up by Funicular Perce Neige) & 1.30pm (last lift down)

From July 5th till August 3rd
- Opening hours for pedestrians: 7:15 am (first lift of the funicular) – 3.45pm (last lift up by Funicular) & 4:15pm (last lift up by the cable car)

From August 4th till August 30th
Opening hours for pedestrians: 9:30am – 3.45pm (last lift up by Funicular).

- Lifts: funicular and cable car.
- Find the lift pass you need here.

More info about the lifts:
Contact the STGM - +33 4 79 06 60 00 or stgm@compagniedesalpes.fr

Where ?

Ecole du Ski Français - Le Val Claret

In Val Claret Centre, more than 100 instructors will raise your skiing dreams to new heights. From 2 year and a half, children are welcomed at the chalet piou-piou to learn how to ski.

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Big Mountain Adventures Ski School

Localized in Tignes Le Lac - Le bec Rouge, Big Mountain Adventures Ski School is specialized in powder skiing and heliskiing. Our structure offers to the beginner the possibility to discover and learn the joy of powder skiing. For the intermediates and experts, come and discover with us one of the best Off Piste ski area on the planet, Tignes-Val d'Isère, espace killy. All groups are guided by seasoned local ski instructors and mountain guides.

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STGM (Société des Téléphériques de Grande Motte)

To buy your skipass for 1/2 day or for the week, go to one of the STGM sales offices.

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Since 1998, the ski and snowboard school “Snocool” in Tignes Le Lac - Le Bec Rouge has offered tailor made tutoring, off-piste and helli-skiing throughout the Tarentaise valley. Our flexible formulas allow you to choose the time and duration of your lessons. Group lessons with your friends/family help you to save money, progress rapidly and fast-track lift queues. Our complimentary medals encourage the progression of your children. Misha our secretary and our team of highly qualified instructors and mountain guides strive to make your holiday a “real success.”

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Evolution 2

In winter: snowsports lessons, ice diving, dog sledding, snowshoeing...in summer: snowsports, canyoning, rafting, MTB...Have a look to our website to get all the information about our activities and find us at Tignes - Le lac - Le Bec rouge.

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Tignes Information

The hostess of the Maison de Tignes le Lac are here to welcome you and answer to all your questions about Tignes

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Ecole du Ski Français - Le Lac / Tignes 1800 / Les Brévières

In Tignes le lac - Le Bec Rouge / Tignes 1800 / les Brévières, more than 200 instructors will raise your skiing dreams to new heights. The children from 3 year old are welcomed at the "Club Piou Piou".

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Bureau des Guides

We can propose you huge diversity of activities. In winter: heli-skiing, wintermountaineering, ice climbing, snowshoeing. In summer: canyoning, rock climbing, via ferrata...

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From June 21st to August 3rd, summer skiing belongs to those who get up early. Give your day a fresh start and keep your flip flops for the afternoon! From August 4th to 30th 2014, the Glacier stays open for the pedestrians only!