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 inbetween the winter ski seasons.
Tignes summer skiing is generally under warm sunny conditions, with cheaper ski passes and an un-crowded resort.
Summer Season Dates for Tignes Lifts
The Grand Motte glacier and snowpark opens for summer skiing in Tignes for those of you who can't wait until next winter to get your skis/snowboards back on! This year the opening dates are from 6th of July until 4th August 2013. The Grand Motte Funicular runs from Tignes Val Claret up to the Grand Motte glacier, it is a daily service starting at 1:15 and operating until the 13:30 (weather dependent).
If mountain biking or hiking is your thing then the lifts open from the 29th of June until the 1st September 2013
Palafour chairlift : 10:00-13:00 / 13:30-17:00
Tovière telecabin: 10:00-12:30 / 13:00-17:00
Summer Ski Area
Summer skiing in Tignes is done on the Grand Motte glacier which sits high above Tignes and offers 20 kms of skiing between 3000 and 3456 metres.
The Perce Neige funicular gets you from resort to the foot of the slopes in just 7 minutes and once on the glacier there are 12 ski lifts and a snowpark at 3456m - piste map here.
Summer Skiing Lift Pass Prices
5th July - 4th August 2013
Tignes Summer Ski Pass Prices Buy Online prices in Euros valid for 2013
Adult 14-64 years
Children & Veterans 5-13 & 65-74 years
Ski area open from 7:15 - 13:00
1/2 day starts at 10:30
Free access to pedestrians and MTB lifts with your ski pass
Swimming pool included for 2 days ski pass or more (except for season skipass)