Tignes' Grand Motte Glacier opens for the summer ski season between July 6th to August 4th (7:15am to 1:30pm).
Stretch your legs on 20km of pistes, practise tricks on the snow park, go cross-country skiing, or simply enjoy drinks and work on your tan at the panoramic restaurant (3,000m).
There are 12 lifts operating over summer, including the funicular that will take you from Tignes village to the glacier in seven minutes. Find the lift pass you need here.
The Grand Motte Glacier has varied terrain — blue, red and black runs — accessed by chairlifts and drags. The North Face run is very popular and not too steep, but can get a little chilly. The glacier snowpark appeals to freestylers, pros, and amateurs with its half-pipe, rails, moguls, hip ramp, quarter-ramps and rainbow rail.
Tignes’ summer ski school runs five-day workshops and hour-long lessons each day. The glacier closes at 1 p.m. which is a perfect time to take your skis down to the water ramps on the lake. Lift tickets cost €33,50 per day.
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