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Tignes accueille les championnats du monde FIS para ski alpin en 2027

Tignes accueille les championnats du monde FIS para ski alpin en 2027

Tignes, la Fédération Française Handisport, la Fédération Française de Ski et la Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes sont fiers d'annoncer que les Championnats du Monde de Para ski alpin 2027 se tiendront à Tignes du 7 au 19 mars. Site de compétition qui a déjà accueilli des Coupes du monde de Para ski alpin par le passé et les Jeux paralympiques en 1992, le stade de Lognan, sera le théâtre des compétitions hommes et femmes, avec au programme, 5 disciplines : super-G, descente, slalom géant, slalom et combiné alpin. Des compétitions test auront lieu à Tignes en 2026 dans le cadre de l’organisation de ces Mondiaux.

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Original ideas for a successful stag or hen do in the mountains!

Original ideas for a successful stag or hen do in the mountains!

He or she said “yes”! Your friends are now counting on you to organise a stag or hen do worthy of the upcoming event, to strike a balance between original activities and relaxing moments to look back on half-funny/half-cute (or utterly mortifying!) episodes that punctuated season 1 of their life as a couple. It’s up to you!

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10 words to know to (better) understand your freestyler friends

10 words to know to (better) understand your freestyler friends

Like all disciplines, freestyle has its jargon... which is enough to puzzle neophytes! Don't you know whether you should be happy that your best friend has "landed their first 720 air"? When you hear “table” and “reception”, do you think more of a banquet than a snow obstacle? Do you understand absolutely nothing about the commentators of the Olympic Games who rave about the slopestyle, big air or halfpipe events? Here are 10 basic words to remember to be part of the community of freestyle fans!

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How are athletes judged at events?

How are athletes judged at events?

During the various sporting events organised in the resort of Tignes, it is always necessary to decide between the competitors. To do this, judges are called upon to give a verdict, to distribute the points and scores which will then allow a ranking to be established and thus to designate the winner of the event. How are the athletes judged? Who are the judges in charge of this shadowy mission that is so crucial to any sporting event? Focus on this job like no other with William Cochet, judge this season on the French Freeride Series event.

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Children and the bicycle: please help !

Children and the bicycle: please help !

Everything moms and dads need to know about biking with kids is here!

Questions about choosing equipment, how to get started, suggestions for bike rides and general advice on how to ride with your little heroes!

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Ski touring, a good exercise on every level !

Ski touring, a good exercise on every level !

You have certainly not missed it, if you want to go up... you will have to use your legs strenght. Never mind, this is probably the best year to take touring skis out!


Another way to ski, which will makes you (re)discover skiing and see the mountain differently. A bit more effort on the way up, but a way more sensations on the way down. Forget the cliche about ski touring : you don't need rope or ice axes in the bag, the reality is much more accessible than you might think.

 

Here is a little article to convince and help you to take out the skins and enjoy ski touring in Tignes!

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Did you say "challenge"?

Did you say "challenge"?

Are you looking for adventure and want to challenge yourself with friends or family? Why not go down an incredible sequence of 4 red runs, diversify your technique on an expert bordercross or put skins on your skis to test your cardio? In Tignes, there is no shortage of challenges!

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How to choose your socks for the winter season?

How to choose your socks for the winter season?

OK, you're ready: brand new outfit, waxed skis, helmet, gloves and boots, everything has been checked to attack this new ski season in perfect conditions.

 

Everything? Really? The subject of "socks", too often forgotten, has not been addressed... and yet it is fundamental to make the most of all the sensations.

 

Indeed, the choice of a quality pair of socks adapted to your practice is essential. If this is treated lightly, the risk is to literally spoil this long awaited return to the slopes.

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Why choosing Tignes to start skiing

Why choosing Tignes to start skiing

This is it, it's your winter! This year you will no longer remain at the bottom of the ski slopes, you are going to fully experience your winter holidays in Tignes and discover the joys of riding. 


Starting a new activity does come without a few nerves, for sure, but that is totally fine. In Tignes everybody is welcome.  If you have chosen our resort as your starting point, we can assure you that you’ve made the right choice. With our vast ski domain, our beginner areas and all our thoughtful professionals, you will find all you need to learn how to ski in the best conditions and regardless of your age. 


This way to make your first turns!

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5 AMAZING INFORMATION TO PUT IN ON YOUR NEXT HIKING

5 AMAZING INFORMATION TO PUT IN ON YOUR NEXT HIKING

 

There comes a point in a backpacker's life when knowing how to read an IGN map, recognize mountain flowers or spot a chamois in the distance is no longer enough to arouse the admiration of your friends or children. Are you starting to run out of ideas to make the eyes of those who accompany you on the trails shine again? Now is the time to beef up your game with some unusual info to slip away on your next ride!

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3 tips for a successful off-piste trip

3 tips for a successful off-piste trip

After heavy snowfalls, an irresistible urge arises. You know the one of hurtling down virgin slopes, free of obstacles, of having the mountain to yourself, of being free and connected to the elements. The reputation of the Tignes-Val d'Isère ski area is well established. The practice of freeride is almost a religion.

The area offers one of the best freeride spots in the Alps, a large part of which is accessible from the ski lifts. However, off-piste sessions are not to be taken lightly, the mountain remains an unstable natural environment, that's why, here are the 3 tips to make your outing perfect and safe.

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DOWNHILL MOUNTAIN BIKING: EVERYONE IS GETTING INVOLVED!

DOWNHILL MOUNTAIN BIKING: EVERYONE IS GETTING INVOLVED!

Are you used to riding in the forest? How about adding a bit of flavour to your mountain biking practice? Get yourself a full-suspension bike and come and experience the thrills of “DH” on the runs for all levels in the Bike Park Tignes – Val d’Isère!

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This winter, everyone's going for it!

This winter, everyone's going for it!

In Tignes, we love sharing our passion for skiing. Since there is no right age to start, everything is in place so that everyone from your little ones, to your best childhood friend (who is no longer a child…) can get started in complete safety, with maximum pleasure.

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Pratique sportive et fortes chaleurs

Pratique sportive et fortes chaleurs

En été, on aime profiter des beaux jours pour s’aérer et faire du sport en extérieur. Les températures, parfois élevées, contraignent notre corps à s’adapter et à éliminer par sudation ce surplus de chaleur interne.

Pratiquer un sport avec de fortes chaleurs peut donc entraîner une déshydratation qui aura des conséquences sur la performance mais de manière plus générale sur la santé. Comment éviter la déshydratation ? Explication et bons réflexes, découvrez les bonnes pratiques de la marque Oxsitis.

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5 good reasons to try snowshoeing this winter in Tignes

5 good reasons to try snowshoeing this winter in Tignes

The ski lifts may not be open, but we still have many ideas for you to keep exploring the mountains! What if this winter was the right time to try snowshoeing?


Get rid of the fuddy-duddy image you might have of this activity. You can easily tailor your approach depending on your needs: from a cultural and leisurely walk with all the family, to a sporty hike for the more adventurous.

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