What's new for Mountain Bikers this summer
Biking in Tignes just got a little bit better!
Ellie Mahoney | Tignes Editor | published: 23rd May 2013
Hoorah! Tignes will still be operating FREE access to lifts for mountain bikers this summer, and to build on their already great bike park they're adding a few new things for Summer 2013..
New Flight Route Cambridge to Geneva Announced
Darwin & Inghams to fly Cambridge to Geneva
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 21st May 2013
Cambridge Airport has announced the launch of a number of European routes, including Cambridge to Geneva, in time for the 2013/2014 ski season.
Missing Woman in Tignes
Police find body at foot of Tignes dam
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 29th April 2013
A 42 year old woman has been found after being reported missing since Saturday morning in Tignes, she was found dead at the foot of the Tignes dam.
The Ski Season of 2012/2013 is Over - Now What?
Learn a Language , Go Outside and Get Ready for Summer
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 25th April 2013
If last weekend’s unexpected dump of snow is anything to go by, winter may well still pay another visit to us here in the Alps but to all intents and purposes we can consider the ski season of 2012/2013 is pretty much over. Deep breath. Sleep for a week…. then what?
Tignes and Val d'Isere Cut Off By Avalanche
Road Closed For Several Hours
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 17th April 2013
Access to both Tignes and Val d'Isere was blocked yesterday evening following an avalanche in the area. Whilst there were no casualties involved, the slide came right across the main road, preventing access to both resorts for several hours.
Summer Skiing on the Glacier
Opening Dates for Grand Motte Glacier
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 15th April 2013
The Grand Motte Glacier in Tignes is set to open for summer skiing this year between the 6th of July and the 4th of August.
Suicide in L'Espace Killy
Local man jumps off dam in Tignes
Sophie Nicholson | Tignes Editor | published: 8th April 2013
On Saturday evening a local man lost his life in an apparent suicide in Tignes. The 21 year old from Bourg St Maurice is reported to parked his car in Tignes 1800 before intentionally throwing himself from the 180m high dam at around 20:00.
Tignes Tests Sun Canons
Flat light thing of the past with solar lighting
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 1st April 2013
With the success of artificial snow in Tignes, providing better skiing conditions when snow is a bit scarce - the resort of Tignes are testing solar canons to improve skiing conditions when sunlight is bit scarce, effectively eliminating flat light.
Smartphone Avalanche Apps on Market
iPhone app released and Android app in testing
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 26th March 2013
An app for iPhones has been released to help with avalanche rescue whilst a similar Android app is currently being tested in Courchevel by skiers and resort staff.
Wolf Culling as Population Rises
24 Wolves to be removed as part of Alpine Wolf plan
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 25th March 2013
Faced with rising wolf population, the French national wolf group have decided to increase the number of wolves culled this year to 24, up from just 11 last year.