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Summer skiing in Tignes

Discover the top Tignes summer skiing


Tignes is one of the few places to offer summer skiing in the Alps, which is quite short, running from late June to early August.

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Skiing during the summer months in Tignes is very popular with ski clubs and snowboard camps as it gives a few extra months of practise in between the winter ski seasons. 

Summer skiing in Tignes

Summer ski area

The Grand Motte Funicular runs from Tignes Val Claret up to the Grand Motte glacier, it's a daily service starting at 07:15 and operating until 13:00 (weather dependent).

Summer skiing in Tignes is done on the Grand Motte glacier which sits high above Tignes and offers 20km of skiing between 3,000m and 3,456m. The slopes are open in the mornings only, in the summer the snow gets slushy very quickly, so heading up early in the morning will get you the best of the snow.

The Perce Neige funicular gets you from resort to the foot of the slopes in just seven minutes and once on the glacier there are 12 ski lifts and a snowpark at 3,456m - with a few pistes to play on. The snow park normally opens two weeks after the first lifts for the summer season.

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Summer opening dates and times are subject to weather conditions. Keep an eye on live lift status to help plan your day. Take a look at the summer skiing piste map.