Tignes in the Snow

Where to ride in Tignes?

Tignes has so much to offer in terms of terrain.  Being such a large there is a huge area of piste to explore as well as plenty of off piste and freeriding options.


Powder days –

Here in Tignes there is so much on offer in terms of freeriding.  Tignes has 9 ‘naturides’ which are black slopes that are not groomed but are marked out by beacons.  The natural conditions of the mountain are preserved making them a relatively safe option to try your hand at off piste without having to rent out all the avalanche equipment.

Tignes Spirit have some great advice about riding off piste here.  And some great advice on guiding here.

Bluebird piste days –

Some of our favouorte runs can be found right in the centre of Tignes which are really easy to get to.  Ask any Tignes local and they will tell you to go riding on the Palafour run.  A freshly groomed wide blue, it is perfect for beginners and children, yet with its natural lips and hits its a great run to try that first 360.

We are also a big fan of the Grattalu run.  You can access the Grattalu piste via the Tichot lift at the bottom of Val Claret and is often in the sunshine meaning this run is rarely super icy.  Grattalu also plays host to the Tignes Park where you can find features for all abilities, which is perfect for giving freestyle skiing and snowboarding a go for the first time!

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Check out some of the edits from Tignes Park here.