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Saturday, April 19, 2014
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Summer skiing


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Happiness is… on the glacier!

On June 21st, opening of Funicular, cable car et  Vanoise charilifts.

Then, from July 5th to August 3rd, opening of Grande Motte massif as usual.

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 28th get FREE access to the Lagon swimming pool with your 2-to-10 day Tignes ski pass.

Practical info:
June 21st till August 3rd ski area :

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

- 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!
- Find the lift pass you need here.


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 will find 3 viewpoint indicators on your route.

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 july 5th till August 3rd

- Opening hours for pedestrians: 7:15 am (first lift of the funicular) – 4:15 pm (last lift of the cable car).

From August 4th till August 30th
Opening hours for pedestrians: 9:30 am – 4 pm
- 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 ?

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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Ecole du Ski Français été

The ESF ski instructors will raise your skiing dreams to new heights. 2 offices : in the morning in Tignes Val Claret Grande Motte and in the afternoon in Tignes le Lac.

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AKDMY organizes sports summer camps for those looking for the big thrill. Choose your sports: freestyle skiing or snowboarding, DH. Every afternoon: skateboarding, trampoline, football, air-bag, swimming-pool, video... New in 2011: multisports camp with rafting, canyoning, via ferrata, rock-climbing, adventure trail, MTB, skiing or snowboarding... Those workshops can last a week, a day or 1/2 day. They are open to 12-year olds and more.

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Henri Authier

Summer ski course on the glacier, water-jump and hot-jumping, with Henri Authier, former ski champion!

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GFS Camp Bike / Ski

Come to GFS camp to ride all day with professional coaches who will teach you every little secret one needs to know about MTB or freestyle ski and snowboard. Whether you are a beginner or an expert, instructors will make help you to improve. New in 2010: 2 chalets, one for teenagers and one for adults, a trampoline as well as a mini-ramp, especially for GFS campers.

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From June 21st to August 5th (to be confirmed), summer skiing belongs to those who get up early. Give your day a fresh start and keep your flip flops for the afternoon!