Tignes, a trail running land
With a various and mighty playground, Tignes is the perfect place for trail running lovers !
The differents villages of Tignes offers you diverse paths, some trails in the forest at Les Brévières, single track with a view over the dam and the lac du Chevril at Tignes 1800 and less Boisses, or high altitude path between mountain lake and summits from Tignes le Lac.
Rooky or advanced trail runner, you will enjoy the diversity of our trail to escape and discover our beautiful environment, with your trail running shoes on !
advice for trail running in the mountain
- Check the weather forecast before your departure. In summer, the weather can change very quickly and storm are frequent in the evening.
- Wear adapted clothes to altitude and weather conditions.
- Take some water and your mobile phone fully charged.
topo | lacs du chardonnet
Level : Green (Easy)
Distance : 6.344 km
Altitude Min. : 2087 m
Altitude Max. : 2477 m
Elevation: +410 m / -397 m
The Lacs du Chardonnet are your goal fo the day ! A perfect path for trail running beginners, with an incredible view on the Lac de Tignes and the Grande Sassière !
topo | aiguille percée
Level : Blue (Advanced)
Distance : 7.378 km
Altitude Min. : 2095 m
Altitude Max. : 2702 m
Elevation : +641 m / -626 m
You know it by heart in winter time, it's time to discover the Aiguille Percée in summer. Regular up hill on the ridge before a downhill on the Palafour slopes.
topo | Tovière
Level : Red (Confirmed)
Distance : 12.54 km
Altitude Min. : 2084 m
Altitude Max. : 2268 m
Elevation : +663 m / -665 m
Face the challenge of climbing to Tovière with its 663m of elevation gain ! Part of the Tignes Trail path, it's perfect to train for the race. You still have the choice to go down by running and taking the cable car if your knee need to rest.
For even more route ideas, take a look at the Cimalp Tignes Trail routes! 13km, 27km or 44km: choose your challenge of the day according to your form!