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Tignes Grande Motte lift reopens

Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 8th February 2012

After nearly two months of closure the Grande Motte telepherique has finally reopened, giving skiers access to the glacier at 3456 metres.
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More sub-zero temperatures and busy roads for half-term start

Be prepared and stay safe
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 7th February 2012
women telephone call snowy car

Travelling to and from Tignes this weekend will prove difficult with continual sub-zero temperatures across France coinciding with the start of UK & French school holidays.
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Top Gear filming in Val d'Isere

Motorised madness on Le Face
James Fisher | Tignes Video Reporter | published: 6th February 2012

Top Gear presenter James May has been spotted in Val d'Isere filming a new stunt for the popular BBC show.
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Cold snap takes hold across Alps

Russian cold front closes in this weekend
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 2nd February 2012
ice crystals forming

A severe cold weather front from Russia is closing in and will see temperatures plummet across the whole of the Alps.
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It's snowing AGAIN!: 31st January 2012

Debbie Priestley | Tignes Reporter | published: 31st January 2012
Skier after a fall off piste

It's turning out to be a truly epic season here in the Espace Killy.
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It's snowing in the Espace Killy!: 20th January 2012

Amy Neville-Eliot | Ski Editor | published: 20th January 2012
Snow falling on resort

We had plenty of snow (record quantities in fact) in the first few weeks of the season, followed by wall to wall sunshine for just over a week. This gave us the chance to take advantage of the fabulous conditions and the seriously cold temperatures ensured everything stayed in peak condition.
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Why ski in January?

Amy Neville-Eliot | Ski Editor | published: 11th January 2012
Blue bird powder day

Why book a ski holiday in January? A number of obvious reasons spring to mind; quiet if not deserted pistes, no lift queues and optimum ski conditions (due to the typically colder weather). As long as you are prepared to wrap up warm you can benefit from some of the best conditions of the season. 
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It's been dumping down, again!: 6th January 2012

Amy Neville-Eliot | Ski Editor | published: 6th January 2012
Village of Le Fornet in snow

It started snowing again yesterday and it did not stop all day. By evening the storm, reportedly the worst Espace Killy has seen in a hundred years, was in full flow. 
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Northern Alpes on alert as avalanche risk hikes up

Meteo France issues weather warning
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 5th January 2012
Gif of Avalanche Hazard rating

With the ongoing snowfall Meteo France has issued a weather warning in the Alps as the risk of avalanche will go up to 5 overnight.
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Stranded at altitude for New Year's Eve

3 groups took shelter in mountain refuge
Robin Deering | Tignes Editor | published: 2nd January 2012
snowy roof refuge

Taking shelter from the snow storm three separate groups were stranded at altitude on New Year’s Eve.
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