62points

Tignes

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Tignes review: 30 facts and highlights

Tignes
62
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Tignes

How does Tignes compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
    ?

    125vs60.8
  • Skiable area
    ?

    150kmvs112.87km
  • Restaurants
    ?

    75vs30.51
  • Mountain height
    ?

    1950metersvs1140.23meters
  • Trails (medium)
    ?

    31vs24.57
  • Restaurants on the slopes
    ?

    8vs6.25
  • Snowfall december
    ?

    71.5inchesvs40.47inches
  • Trails (difficult)
    ?

    19vs16.98

General info

1.mountain height

1950meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.
2.opening hours

7hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
3.summit height above sealevel

3500meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.
4.base elevation

1550meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

125

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.skiable area

150km

The size of area available for skiers to enjoy on the mountain as measured in kilometres.
3.trails (medium)

31

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
4.Has a ski school
Tignes
Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.
5.trails (difficult)

19

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.
6.Offers open cross-country skiing
Tignes
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.

Leisure

1.restaurants

75

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.restaurants on the slopes

8

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.
3.number of cinemas

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.Has an ice rink
Tignes
At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.
5.Has a bobsled track
Tignes
This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.
6.Has ice climbing areas
Tignes
Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.

Facilities

1.hotels and hostels

22

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.
2.number of five star hotels

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.
3.Has camping facilities
Tignes
Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

Snowfall

1.snowfall december

71.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
2.snowfall march

114.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
3.snowfall november

27inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
4.snowfall february

111.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
5.snowfall april

125inches

Average snowfall in the month of April.
6.snowfall january

103.5inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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