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English Weather, News, Ski Report - April 29, 2024



This morning will be mostly clear and bright, however as high elevation clouds will once again take over the sky. A moderate Southerly wind is predicted at high altitudes, getting up to speeds of 80 km/hr above 3000m. Currently up at Pisaillas, we are recording gusts of up to 45 km/hr.

As for temperatures, it's currently +6°C in the village, and -1°C at the top of Bellevarde, and -3.5°C up at Pisaillas. Today we are expecting a top of 6°C at 2000m.


No difficulties are expected for vehicles travelling on the local roads today.

Ski Report

As we come into the end of season, the ski area will gradually be closing. Please respect all signage and closures in place, as they exist for your safety.

The Pisaillas area will be open for skiing today, with all runs and lifts open to the public. The sector is accessed via the Col drag lift, accessible by Solaise using the Leissières chairlift.

The Fornet sector is now closed for the season, and access is forbidden to all skiers, as it is currently a construction site.

Over on Solaise, all lifts will be open, apart from the 3000 and the Laisinant. The Marmottons run is now closed for the season, and the Mattis slope will likely close throughout the day. On the snowfront the Legettaz lift is now closed, and the Rogoney is in operation between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

In the Bellevarde sector, the Funicular, Bellevarde Express, Loyes, and Lanches lifts have now closed for the season. The Joseray, Club des Sports, Moutons, Tines and snow park have now closed for the season. Skiing in Tignes can still be accessed via the Tommeuse or Borsat lifts.

Cross Country skiers can choose between the ski loops in the Manchet Valley and the Lac de l'Ouillette. Pedestrians can head out to any of our trails today, apart from the Branges, Joseray, and the Col d'Iseran. Both ski touring trails are now closed to the public.

The avalanche risk is 2/5 today. Always ski with a partner, have the appropriate gear and know how to use it, and if in doubt hire a guide.

Local News

On this last Monday of the month, elected officials will meet for a final time this morning for a Municipal Council meeting. Similar to three weeks ago, the agenda is substantial, with 19 discussion points, mainly concerning town planning and finances.
Elected officials will discuss in particular the consultation around the Central bus stop (la zone de coin), allowing them to confirm the tail end of this real estate project.
On the financial side, the 2023 town budget review will be voted on, and the surpluses will be integrated into the current budget.
Another important point, the vote on ski lift prices for this summer, and also next winter. There are several tiers of prices, for the different demographics, but the proposed price for a a day pass is 71€, compared to 66€ this winter. Numerous debates are expected, starting from 9 a.m. this morning.
A recap will be published in tomorrow morning's local news, and you can follow the meeting online on YouTube by following this link; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REcYiy9FRmc

Several ski lifts closed a day ahead of their initial schedule yesterday. It was announced yesterday morning that yesterday would be the last day of operation for the Laisinant chairlift, 3000 drag lift, Legettaz drag lift, and the Mont Blanc chairlift.
However these lifts did not operate yesterday, contrary to what was indicated on the Val d'Isère website.


- The Tourism Office is open from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and then 2 - 6 p.m.
- The Aqua Leisure complex is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- The Vie Val d'Is is open from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. and then 3 - 6 p.m.
- The Media Library is open between 2 - 6 p.m.
- The Bookings centre is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- The Post Office is open from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and then 2 – 5:30 p.m.
- The Town Hall is open from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and then 2 – 6 p.m.

Free Public Transport

- The Red Shuttle will be circulating between La Daille and the Fornet every 6 minutes from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and then every 20 minutes until 2 a.m.
- A free shuttle runs between the Pont St Charles and the Fornet, every half hour, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- The Yellow shuttle, up to the Manchet Valley, leaves every 20 minutes between 8:30 a.m. and 11:20 p.m.
- The Blue shuttle going up to the Legattaz is every 15 minutes between 8:30 a.m and 11:20 p.m.
- The free shuttle between Tignes and Val d'Isère runs 6 times a day :
Departures from La Daille at 7:55 a.m. 8:35 a.m. 10:50 a.m. 4:25 p.m. 5:25 p.m. and 6:20 p.m.
Departure from Tignes 1800 at 8:05 a.m. 8:45 a.m. 11 a.m. 4:35 p.m. 5:35 p.m. 6:30 p.m.

Daily Deals

- You must be one of the loyal customers, passionate or a medalist, within Val d'Isère Le Club, in order to enjoy the last pleasures of the winter season. Val d'Isère invites you to share a moment together on the 1st of May, and May 4th & 5th. Club members, log in to your Val d’Isère le Club account and go to the “My Current Offers” tab to find out more.
- From tomorrow until May 4th, Bananas is celebrating the end of the season! come along every day for “Apres-ski”. Tuesday April 30th is an 80s-90s themed evening! And Friday May 3rd: “The Last but not the Least”: Closing party! 40 years of Bananas means 40 years of music! On the program, music from the 80’s up until now!
- The end of season clearance is happening now at Cash2000. Many frozen products and groceries are 50% off. Lots of drinks: beer, juice and soft drinks; at only 25 cents each. Store open Monday to Saturday, 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Last day of opening: Friday May 3rd.

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