New season changes for Espace Killy

Wed 29 September 10

A new new gondola linking Tignes Les Boisses to Tignes Le Lac, 6 new ungroomed pistes, a new beginner slope and a boardercross course head the list of improvements for the 2010/11 season in the Espace Killy covering Tignes and Val d'Isère

New season changes for Espace Killy

New season changes for Espace Killy © Photo: Nat Mayer, Rider: Chris Goulder

Ready for the 2010/11 season, there will be new gondola linking sleepy old Tignes Les Boisses to Tignes Le Lac,  replacing the 2-man chairlift which was built in 1976.

Capable of handling 3000 passengers per hour as opposed to 900, less than 4 minutes to the top instead of 9 minutes and more comfort with 8 seats and room for 10 people standing, this is the greatest leap forward in the history of the

There will be an 6 new ungroomed but secured pistes in Forêt, Marmottons, Signal Bas, S, Tunnel, 3000.

A new beginner piste has been built in the Fornet sector, called Petit Bois.

A New boardercross in Valpark and a new fun course for children, Mont Blanc piste (in the heart of the calm skiing zone on the other side of Bellevarde).
 

For more information visit www.tignes.net/en

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