Tignes - Val Claret is a high altitude, snow-sure resort enjoying year round skiing on the Grand Motte Glacier. Together with Val d'Isere, Tignes makes up the Espace Killy, one of the world's greatest ski areas. For many advanced and intermediate skiers, the huge variety of slopes here, makes this a resort without parallel. The skiable area comprises 300 Kilometres of ski runs located at altitudes ranging between 1,550 metres and 3,450 metres, at varying levels of difficulty:
· 23 green runs
· 66 blue runs
· 40 red runs
· 27 black runs
In addition to these runs, explore:
· 6 slalom courses
· 1 mogul field
· 2 snowparks
· 1 gliss’park
The espace killy Tignes Val d’Isère is an incredible winter sport recreation playground. The lifts on the nursery slopes are free and there is a free shuttle bus service operating continuously throughout the day, linking all parts of the resort. Tignes offers spectacular scenery, an endless choice of runs for everyone- beginner to expert and an ultra-efficient lift and bus system.
Top Ten Ski Resorts Daily Telegraph Sat Oct 18th 2008 - Tignes France - Snow is guaranteed for much of the year, as is some of the best off-piste in the Alps, and a direct route to neighbouring Val d'IsereWhy go The 4,500ft drop from the top of the Grande Motte glacier down to the furnicular station at Val Claret is one of the great pistes of the Alps.
Ski Club of Great Britain - Tignes: For the serious snow enthusiast, Tignes - regarded as Val d'Isère's older (more sensible) brother - has it all. Join the hardcore masses and take advantage of the amazing terrain available as part of L'Espace Killy. Be prepared for long days up the mountain before relaxing evenings in the local bars and restaurants - you'll be ready for an early night.