Col du Granier

From the top of the chairlift La Marquise you can follow the new piste of Camp Filluel. As the track becomes wider, you have to go up a hundred meters north-east to join the Col du Granier. From there switch into the huge valley of Mercuel (watch out for avalanches because the snow is always accumulated by the wind at that place). From here, there are many opportunities for skiers and snowboarders to enjoy the…

Le Monal

From the summit of the Aiguille chairlift, follow the groomed piste and turn south where the piste runs north just before the narrow pass … By large and gentle slopes, it is easy to reach the ruins of the Clou’s Hamlet. After crossing the bridge, you have to go up a few meters and pass by the stele of St Jacques de Compostela. Put your skis back on to follow the summer road covered with…

Cristal Dark

From the top of the Aiguille chairlift, which is the highest lift of Sainte Foy ski resort, you have to walk around the ski patrol hut towards to the kairn to be able to jump north on the black marked piste of Morillon looking to reach the place where the chairlift crosses the Aiguille pistel as it is possible to catch directly from there the traversing trail leading to Cristal Dark. Alternatively, it is also…

Col Perse

On the Iseran glacier, take the Montet ski lift to reach the start of the long traversing to reach the obvious Col Perse. Usually it is easy to stay in the middle of the valley before reaching the altitude of 2700m. where you must merge to the left  in order to reach a flat section known as the Grand Torsaï and thus switch full north to reach the bridge Sainte Charles still some 700m. lower….

Cugnaï

Another great classic off-piste skiing route in Val d’Isère, Cugnaī is another valley with impressive dimensions that reserves great moments of powder snow for all lovers of skiing or snowboarding. From the top of the Cugnai chairlift you can test the batteries of your D.V.A. (Avalanche victim detector) thanks to the automatic detection system set up by the ski patrol service. Once committed in the mostly north aspect slopes, just let yourself go down the…

(Français) Grand Vallon

A classic off-piste skiing route in Val d’Isere. From the top of the Signal ski lifts on the Fornet sector, jump right into the Grand Vallon slopes. Rather reserved for skiers because of the steep slope of the ski lift which discourages many snowboarders this itinerary which includes many variants, take you all the way down to the shore of Isere river. Mostly north facing aspect with north-east and north-west facing options on the outskirt…

Tour du Charvet

From the top of the chairlift Grand Pré located in the area of ​​Bellevarde Val d’Isère, a good walk awaits fans of skiing or snowboard off-piste equipped with safety equipment off-piste, DVA, shovel and probe. Indeed, from the top of the chairlift, just slide straight, full south, until you find at the end of the long and wide flat a slope a little steeper. Below, after reaching the river, you must not forget to get…

FAQ Sainte Foy en Tarentaise

Can I choose my ski instructor in Sainte Foy ? You will find on our website the portrait of each ski instructor who teaches in Sainte Foy Tarentaise. You can definitely aim for one of our ski instructor. We will register your choice and do everything possible to respect it. Where is the meeting place in Sainte Foy ? At Sainte Foy, the ski school meeting point is in front of the Snocool office. Our…

FAQ Val d’Isère

Can I choose my ski instructor in Val d’Isère ? In Val d’Isère, there are about 500 ski instructors in about twenty ski schools. At Snocool you can definitely choose in advance which ski instructor you will ski with on the slopes of Val d’Isere ski area. Thanks to our “ski instructor” page you can easily see the profile of each Snocool’s ski instructor. Where is the meeting place in Val d’Isère ? The meeting…