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Tignes Snow Report & Forecast

Discover the latest Tignes snow conditions

Ana Hernández, Tignes Editor | Published

Sadly, the ski season in Tignes has been cut short quite abruptly due to the Coronavirus crisis but we wanted to give it the farewell it deserves.

Luckily, we can ski in Tignes in the summer. The glacier usually open for skiers and snowboarders from mid-June to late July so that's only three months from now! The team at is working hard to get everything ready for the summer season – keep an eye on our site for the latest information from Tignes.

Summer is a wonderful time in the mountains, with plenty of things to do as well as skiing, including hiking, mountain biking, cycling, mountaineering, sightseeing or just relaxing in a spa or sunbathing on a bar's terrace. And, of course, the snow will return to the slopes of Tignes next winter and we'll all be able to shred all the Tignes pistes again.

So, goodbye for now and see you here in a few months!

Ski Area Snow Conditions

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Snow Report & Scheduled Opening On The Ski Area

Last Update 15/01/2021 17:01

Weather/snow Info

Tignes Lac - 2100 M

Weather : Morning -5°C / Afternoon -4°C Wind: 4 km/h - N

Snow : Base: 104 cm - Quality: FRESH Rain-Snow Limit: 700 m Last Snowfall 15/01/2021 - 25 cm

Grande Motte - 3032 M

Weather : Morning -11°C / Afternoon -11°C Wind: 18 km/h - NO

Snow : Base: 200 cm - Quality: FRESH Rain-Snow Limit: 700 m Last Snowfall 15/01/2021 - 50 cm

Forecasts And Trends
Today's Forecast (16/01/2021)

Rain and snow. At daybreak, moderate northwesterly wind in Haute Tarentaise and Haute Maurienne ; decreasing later. Elsewhere lighter winds.

Tomorrow's Forecast (17/01/2021)

Mostly sunny, then locally cloudier in the evening. Variable winds, light at most places.

Conditions Of Stay

Today's Recommendation

The President decided to re confine the country so the Grande Motte glacier is closed since October 29th and until December 1st minimum. More info on

Road Conditions

Ski Area

Alpine Skiing - Freestyle

Lifts : 0/34
Green Trails : 0/7
Blue Trails : 7/34

Trails : 7/77
Red Trails : 0/20
Black Trails : 0/16

Cross Country Skiing - Snowshoes - Pedestrian - Sleds

Ski Nordique :3/3 km

15 Jan 2021
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16 Jan 2021
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17 Jan 2021
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18 Jan 2021
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Outlook P10 P2 P10 P4
Low Altitude -2 °C -4 °C -4 °C -3 °C
High Altitude -14 °C -12 °C -16 °C -14 °C
Wind Direction SE S SE S
Isotherm 0 °C 1150 m 850 m 850 m 1100 m
Rain Snow limit 700 m 550 m
Fresh Snow 1 cm 0 cm 0 cm 0 cm
Fresh Snow High Altitude 1 cm 0 cm 0 cm 0 cm

Latest Snow Dump

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Ana Hernández, Tignes Editor | Published

The Alps received a light but very welcome dusting of snow earlier this week. What seemed like a promising start, was confirmed by the deep blanket of fluffy powder that is now covering the mountains. Unfortunately, with the lifts closed in France, there's still not a lot many of us can do with it right now (although some of us will be touring up to enjoy the first fresh turns of the winter).

We still don't know exactly when the lifts will be able to operate this season in France, or when (and even if) international travel will be allowed this winter. Swiss resorts like Verbier, however, have been taking skiers and snowboarders up the slopes for a few weeks now, with a full opening scheduled this Saturday, December 5th.

Although the resorts are "open" and you could enjoy a white Christmas/New Year with a range of other mountain sports, the lifts are currently not allowed to operate. The French authorities are discussing an opening of the lifts early in the new year, and the season will hopefully be fairly normal from then on. We are expecting a further official announcement on the 11th December. With the easing of confinements, reduced caseloads, roll out of vaccinations and shortened quarantines on the horizon, it will becoming easier to travel as well.

Our ability to report on the snow conditions will be slightly limited this season, depending on where/how we can deploy our powder hounds. In these difficult times, we'd like to thank you for your continued support and, to those of you who book via our sites and make it over, an even bigger thanks!

Take care of yourselves and we very much hope to see you on the pistes soon.