FAQ Tignes

Can I choose my ski instructor in Tignes ? It is possible to choose your ski instructor in Tignes. Just look at our “ski instructor” page. You will find for each instructor, details about his nationality, the languages he speaks, his hobbies and others … At the time of booking, please indicate with whom you would like to ski. Where skiing lessons take place ? Tignes le lac or Val Claret ? We offer « a…

La familiale et la vallée perdue

Accessible by the Tufs chairlift or the Toviere gondola lift (ex-aeroski) on the Tignes side or by the Tommeuse chairlift on the Val d’Isere side, the route of La Familiale starts from the top of the head of Toviere which separates naturally Tignes and Val d’Isere ski area. With good slopes facing south and east, the route of the well-named family starts at the arrival of the Combe Folle ski lift. From there, it joins…

Les oreilles de Mickey – Tignes off-piste itinerary

MICKEY’S EARS CHUTE The name of these couloirs comes from the former telecom antenna which, with its two satellite dishes, was reminiscent of the famous cartoon character. From the summit of the ski lift Combe Folle you have to take off the skis and tie them on your rucksack for a short walk of 15 to 40 minutes on ridge between the ski area of ​​Tignes and Val d’Isère. Follow the ridge that heads first…

Couloirs des Tufs

Les Tufs se sont les couloirs que l’on voit au dessus du lac de Tignes, les Anglais les appellent aussi « the fingers ». Départ du haut de l’aéroski. Arrivée à Tignes Le Lac. Dénivelé 600m dont 300m de couloir. Niveau expert.

Le Glattier

From the top of Chaudanne chairlift, it is possible to go off-piste towards Chevril Lake. This descent takes place in front of the lake of chevril and its bluish waters, striking contrast with the very white mountain around. In this exceptional setting skiers and snowboarders who will go through this route will be tempted to take pictures because it feels like you’re just sliding over the water … To take advantage of the descent it…

Terre rouge (randonnée)

At the top of the Aiguille Percée chairlift, climb a few meters to reach the entrance to the famous off-piste sector of the Vallon de La Sache. Go down the most classic route to the large upper plateau of valley looking to head north-northwest towards the hanging glacier of the Dome of La Sache … Put the skins on the flat for a hike of 300 meters of positive elevation that allows access, by taking…

Vallon de la Sache

Easily accessible from the top of the Palafour chairlift, the Aiguille Percée chairlift offers a variety of groomed pistes and off-piste itineraries. In a breathtaking setting between the suspended glacier of the Dôme de la Sache and the spectacular rock formation of the Aiguille Percée rock, the descent is long and wild. Easily accessible but still technical, many routes take place in the nature reserve of Vallon de la Sache where everyone can enjoy the…


Ce sont des pentes magnifiques, mais elles se méritent ! Il faut marcher ¾ d’heure pour y arriver. Départ du haut du télésiège de Grattalu. Arrivée à Val Claret ou au Lac. Dénivelé 700m. Niveau intermédiaire.


Access to the couloirs of Chardonnet requires a rather short walk but steep enough that it is advisable to do with the skis on the backpack. Once ready to go, there are several couloirs more or less steep and narrow waiting for fans of skiing and snowboard off-piste. The general shape of the Chardonnet area is a large, rather east-facing bowl that is filled with snow every time there is a storm. Called Chardonnet bowl…

Langue du glacier

Un des premiers itinéraires tracé après une chute de neige. Départ du haut du Funiculaire ou du téléphérique de La Grande-Motte. Arrivée à Val Claret. Dénivelé 900m. Niveau expert pente à 45°.




Book in advance. No deposit required. Snocool will not collect payment until you arrive at the resort. You can also book in our offices at your arrival but it will be subject to availability.


Small groups of 4 children in our course (kidz 4) and 6 children in our course (classic 6) is a maximum as usual.


Snocool secretaries / instructors will be wearing masks. Wearing a mask is compulsory for people aged 11 and over during gatherings at the start and end of lessons.


Children will keep the same bib throughout the week. Disinfection of bibs and avalanche safety equipment.


Hydro-alcoholic gel available at our offices. Surface disinfection.

This winter, the pure mountain air, the pleasure of skiing and being outdoors will benefit everyone. We look forward to welcoming you in our beautiful mountains, respecting the barrier gestures that must be observed inside and on the lifts, for the safety of all.