Valloire Galibier
Jean-Baptiste Grange's ski resort
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Ski area Galibier-Thabor

OPENING DATES OF THE SKI LIFTS*

Partial opening on Valloire ski area only (Setaz area): on 8 and 9 December and from 15 to 21 December 2018.
GALIBIER-THABOR ski area: 22.12.2018 - 19.04.2019

*These opening dates are subject to change depending on weather and snow conditions – For information call: +33 4 79 59 03 90

 

THE GALIBIER-THABOR SKI AREA IN NUMBERS

  • •    150 km of piste; 89 trails of all grades of difficulty  
    •    1430 to 2600 metres altitude (1170 m vertical drop) 
    •    30 lifts: 2 telecabines, 17 chair lifts, 10 drag-lifts and 1 carpet.
    •    70% of the ski area above 2000 m
    •    Uplift capacity 44 000 skiers/hr 
    •    Optimum snow conditions from December to April thanks to 400+ snow machines.  Man-made snow on pistes of all grades, from nursery slope to World Cup piste.
    •    4 slalom hills and 3 internationally homologated competition pistes 
     

Fun activities

-Animal Safari: A fun way to discover the ski area : hunt down the five huge wooden animal sculptures which make sounds. The marmotte, chamois, eagle, wolf or hare tell tales of the valley and Valloire.
-Musical treasure hunt: look for musical instruments hidden in the ski area (bells and xylophones)
-Easy park: Have a go on the small bumps and hairy turns on the Escargot run - Access: TSF Lac de la Vieille / Piste Escargot -Boarder cross: 480 m of downhill thrills with a beautiful view of the Golden Valley. For children and adults, solo or in groups - Access: TSF Thimel
-Big air bag: You can do this! Fly through the air with your skis on your feet and land on a big, inflatable airbag – Access : TSF Lac de la Vieille or TK Château Ripaille
-Snow-bolide : 710 mts of curves, whoops, tunnels and surprises for all ! Try our Snow-bolide pist. 
-Snowpark: Try freestyle skiing on the large boxes and small bumps in the medium zone or dare a little more in the expert zone – Access : TK Château Ripaille
-DVA park: Do you want to ski off the beaten track on virgin snow  ? Emergency safety and avalanche equipment (DVA, shovel, probe) is important. But, do you know how to use it? You can learn how to use it or improve your avalanche victim recovery technique at the DVA Park under the supervision of our ski patrollers – Access : TSD Cornafond

Begninner’s areas: 3 areas to practice in!

Espace Thimel : Start off slowly and enjoy our covered conveyor carpet - Access : TC Sétaz
Espace de la Séa – Access : TC Brive
Espace des Verneys – Access : TK Verneys

NEW ! 1 Ski touring run in the Massif de la Sétaz

Rhodos run - 3,2 km and 505 mts of difference in level !
Follow the purple signs.
Departure: Bottom of the Sétaz area / Arrival: Top of the Sétaz gondola.
 

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