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English Weather, News, Ski Report - January 7, 2024



The mountains remain cloaked in cloud with light snowfall predicted to continue, bringing us another 3-7 cm throughout the day. This will be joined by a North to North-Westerly wind, with gusts up to 40 km/hr possible across the mountains.
It's a chilly morning, at 9 a.m. we have -5° in the village, -10° at the top of Solaise and -15° at Pisaillas. Today we can expect a top of -5 degrees at 2000m.


Traffic levels will return to calm today, with no disturbances on the forecast in both directions.
Approximately 10,000 vehicles are expected to arrive, with 17,000 outgoing vehicles between Albertville and Moutiers today.

Ski Report

With 12cm of fresh, light snow up high, a great day of winter skiing can be expected. However, poor visibility can be expected.

The Pisaillas area will be open for skiing today with all lift and runs open to the public. As for the Fornet area, all runs are open apart from the Tunnel.

Over on Solaise, all lifts will be open. The only closed run in the area is the Piste L. Everything is open on the snowfront today, including the tobogganing area.

In the Bellevarde sector, there will be a slight delay on the Borsat and Loyes chairlifts. The Santon will remain closed due to a lack of snow, and the Expert Border Cross due to poor visibility. Portions of the OK, Orange and Raye runs will be reserved for racing,and will re-open to the public later on. Skiing in Tignes can be accessed later this morning via either the Tommeuses or Borsat lifts.

Cross Country skiers can head out to the Manchet Valley, Lake d'Ouillette. Pedestrians have most of the walking trails open today.

The avalanche risk is 3/5 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 January edition of docu Sundays will be held this evening at 8:30 p.m. at the Splendide cinema. On the first Sunday of each month, a documentary will be shown in the theme of inhabited mountains. This evening features "Field of Struggles, Sowers of Utopia" directed by Mathilde Syre. We will follow the daily life of several Savoyard farms and the desire for change that drives them. Docus Sundays are supported by the Val d'Isère town hall and its Cultural department.

In Alpine skiing news, there was a GS on the program of the World Cup circuit yesterday. The ladies competed in Kranjska Gora in Slovenia. Canadian Valerie Grenier was the fastest, ahead of Lara Gut Behrami and Federica Brignone. The men were in Adelboden, also competing in a GS with the undisputed master of the discipline Marco Odermatt taking the win.
Slalom today for both the women and men, kicking off in Kranjska Gora at 9:30 a.m., and at 10:30 a.m. from Adleboden.

Today's Events

- 4 p.m. Children’s football tournament at the Aqua Leisure Complex.
- 5 p.m. Introduction to Fat Biking: Every Sunday evening, come and learn about electric Fat-Bikes on the snow. Fred (Instructor-guide) offers you a free introduction of a few minutes to help you discover this new snow sport. Meet in front of the Aqua Leisure Complex.
- Sunday mass will be held in the church at 6 p.m.


- The ice skating rink will be open from 10 a.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 Bookings centre 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 8 p.m. and then every 20 minutes until 2 a.m.
- The Yellow shuttle, up to the Manchet Valley, leaves every 15 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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