Earning turns in Tignes
We just had a week of sunshine and stable weather, meaning it was time to go ski touring. We were earning our turns last week but this coming week we'll be back in the resort and unsettled weather looks to dominate.
It's unseasonably cold and should snow a bit this week, meaning there's no end in sight for this record breaking season. Consequently the pistes are in phenomenal conditions. Avalanche risk stands at 2/5 but with new snow, this is likely to rise.
Ski safely off-piste
Exploring beyond the ski resort boundaries is an amazing experience for anyone who's physically fit and has mastered the pistes well enough. There are, however, risks associated with venturing outside the safety of the marked/patrolled ski area, including awareness of your actions on those below you on the slopes. Mountain guides are professionally qualified and have extensive knowledge of the local terrain, to provide you with the safest and most enjoyable possible experience in the mountains; as a visitor here we highly recommend you hiring one. Many ski schools and also mountain guides provide instruction in off-piste skiing, avalanche safety and mountaineering techniques. Make your time in the mountains unforgettable for the right reasons, ski safe!
Location: Tignes Valley