Perhaps you no longer wish to hire your ski equipment or perhaps your current skis have seen better days: you’ve made up your mind that this year, you’re going to treat yourself to a brand new pair of skis! Before you break out the credit card, take a look at our advice on choosing your new ski equipment...+
Pratique sportive et fortes chaleurs
En été, on aime profiter des beaux jours pour s’aérer et faire du sport en extérieur. Les températures, parfois élevées, contraignent notre corps à s’adapter et à éliminer par sudation ce surplus de chaleur interne.
Pratiquer un sport avec de fortes chaleurs peut donc entraîner une déshydratation qui aura des conséquences sur la performance mais de manière plus générale sur la santé. Comment éviter la déshydratation ? Explication et bons réflexes, découvrez les bonnes pratiques de la marque Oxsitis.+
5 good reasons to try snowshoeing this winter in Tignes
The ski lifts may not be open, but we still have many ideas for you to keep exploring the mountains! What if this winter was the right time to try snowshoeing?
Get rid of the fuddy-duddy image you might have of this activity. You can easily tailor your approach depending on your needs: from a cultural and leisurely walk with all the family, to a sporty hike for the more adventurous.
How to enjoy Tignes in summer with your dog
Can't imagine a mountain vacation without your loyal four-legged friend? You are quite right ! Close proximity to the Vanoise National Park and nature reserves, pedestrian lifts, swimming in high-altitude lakes... Here are some tips to make the most of your summer walks on the trails starting from Tignes.+
Learning to ski in spring: a great idea!
The sun is warmer, the days are longer, the snow feels softer under your skis...there’s no doubt about it, spring has arrived! Are you new to skiing? We encourage you to watch out for these signs: they herald the arrival of the best and quietest, time of year for learning to ski. Charlie Tistounet, ski instructor in Tignes, provides the following very useful information.+
Ski touring, a good exercise on every level !
You have certainly not missed it, if you want to go up... you will have to use your legs strenght. Never mind, this is probably the best year to take touring skis out!
Another way to ski, which will makes you (re)discover skiing and see the mountain differently. A bit more effort on the way up, but a way more sensations on the way down. Forget the cliche about ski touring : you don't need rope or ice axes in the bag, the reality is much more accessible than you might think.
Here is a little article to convince and help you to take out the skins and enjoy ski touring in Tignes!+
4 UNPARABLE TECHNIQUES TO MAKE YOUR CHILDREN LOVE HIKING
Hiking is one of the unmissable activities during a holiday in Tignes. The resort, located at the gates of the Vanoise National Park and the Tignes - Champagny and Grande Sassière Nature Reserves, offers remarkable views of the high mountain landscapes and its treasures (lakes, glaciers, peaks, fauna, flora…). An exceptional territory to explore with the family!+
Tignes, the ideal destination for mountain holidays in summer
Scheduling a mountain vacation in summer allows you to fully enjoy the great outdoors in the heart of nature. Tignes is a perfect destination if you want to enjoy the high peaks during the months of June, July and August. The Savoyard resort, in addition to its exceptional setting, offers many summer activities ... You can even ski in the middle of summer.+
Why choosing Tignes to start skiing
This is it, it's your winter! This year you will no longer remain at the bottom of the ski slopes, you are going to fully experience your winter holidays in Tignes and discover the joys of riding.
Starting a new activity does come without a few nerves, for sure, but that is totally fine. In Tignes everybody is welcome. If you have chosen our resort as your starting point, we can assure you that you’ve made the right choice. With our vast ski domain, our beginner areas and all our thoughtful professionals, you will find all you need to learn how to ski in the best conditions and regardless of your age.
This way to make your first turns!
5 AMAZING INFORMATION TO PUT IN ON YOUR NEXT HIKING
There comes a point in a backpacker's life when knowing how to read an IGN map, recognize mountain flowers or spot a chamois in the distance is no longer enough to arouse the admiration of your friends or children. Are you starting to run out of ideas to make the eyes of those who accompany you on the trails shine again? Now is the time to beef up your game with some unusual info to slip away on your next ride!+
LA GRANDE SASSIÈRE, AT 3,747 M ALTITUDE
For seasoned hikers only! Located on the Franco-Italian border, the Aiguille de la Grande Sassière is the highest hike in France, reaching an altitude of 3,747 m. Accessible in summer without mountaineering equipment (as soon as the snow melts), this climb follows a mountain crest surrounded by lauzes (stone slabs).+
Behind the scenes of the Tovière slope’s official approval
Have you noticed the huge red nets stretching down the Trolles slope in the Tovière sector? This was just part of the work carried out in the summer of 2017 in the aim of obtaining the approval required for the organisation of Alpine skiing races. The work was supervised by Fabrice Maleville, Sports Manager at Tignes Développement, who takes us behind the scenes of this latest upgrade...+
A behind the scenes look at the construction of a superpipe
Conversation with Benjamin Ravanel, founder of the important Ravach Parks organisation, who has worked on the construction of the Tignes superpipe every year since 2010 for major international competitions.+