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English Weather, News, Ski Report - February 19, 2024



Today will be mostly cloudy, with breaks in the cloud cover and clear patches sporadically throughout the day. We can look forward to light snowfall later tonight with up to 4cm possible. A moderate Northerly wind will be blowing across the mountains, averaging 50 km/hr.
At 9 o’clock this morning in the village the temperature is 1°C, however it's much colder up high with -6°C at the summit of Bellevarde and -9°C at Pisaillas. Today will be slightly cooler, expecting a top of 3°C here in the village.


The roads are clear, with no difficulties expected for those travelling through the area today.

Ski Report

Great conditions across the entire ski area , with all lifts and practically all runs open to the public today.
The Pisaillas and Fornet sectors will be open, with all runs apart from the Tunnel.

Over on Solaise, everything is open, likewise on the snowfront. With the warm temperatures in the afternoon, there is a chance piste L may close later this afternoon.

In the Bellevarde sector, there is race training this morning on the top sections of the OK and Orange runs and the Raye, and it will re-open to the public later in the day. Skiing in Tignes can be accessed via both the Borsat and Tommeuse chairlifts.

Cross Country skiers and Pedestrians can choose from any of our trails and ski loops today, apart from the Branges.

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

The day promises to be cultural. In addition to the preview of the film "14 Jour Pour Aller Mieux '' with Maxime Gasteuil this afternoon at 4:30 p.m., today also marks the return of literary meetups. This evening at Crazy Barmes starting at 7 p.m., Cédric Sapin Defour invites you to come and discuss his book "His Smell After the Rain". A phenomenal book, a love story between a master and his dog.
If you would like to attend, we strongly advise you to register in advance with Barmes de l'Ours, by telephone 04 79 41 37 00 or by email: reception@hotellesbarmes.com.

We also would like to present a recap of the podiums obtained by the skiers of the Val d'Isère Sports Club during the various alpine ski competitions over the last week. No stranger to success this year, Jackson Schniewind finished first in this weekend's Super G bronze cup, which also saw Come Ferrando take the win in his age category.
Among the girls, Tess Legrand Costerg finished 3rd in her category. Congratulations to all our champions, a full list of results can be found in the French version of this morning's local news.

In other ski news, back to the World Cup circuit. Good weekend for the ladies in Crans Montana, after the first place finish by the Tignarde Laura Gauche on Saturday's Downhill. Romane Miradoli put on an impressive performance in the Super G, the french skier finishing 4th, in a fight with the favourites, the podium composed of Stéphanie Vennier, Féderica Brignone and Marta Bassino.
In the men's, a Super G in Kvitfjell with Vincent Kriechmayer taking home the victory. Ken Caillot, from the Val d'Isère Sports Club, finished in 33rd place.


- 10 a.m. Happy Tote Bag workshop at the media library. Using a stencil, logo, drawing or a quote, create, make and leave with your personalised tote bag!
- 5:45 p.m. on the snowfront; Snake Gliss tobogganing. These collective snow-snakes can be enjoyed by all ages in groups of up to 10 people. Come along this evening under the lights and sounds of the Savonette slope.


- The ice skating rink will be open from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m.
- The Tourism Office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 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.
- 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.

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