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Week end pre-opening: 4/5 december 2021- Opening: from december 11, 2021 to april 18, 2022
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Natur’ Protect

New: Bird protectors on the Aiguille chairlift and on the new Arpettaz chairlift

These small orange rackets, fixed on the teleport multipair cable, have the following functions
to signal the presence of cable to birds that are particularly present in this area (Capercaillie and
bearded vultures, white partridge, …)
Based on a zoning defined by the GMO (the Mountain Galliform Observatory), the Sainte Foy Tarentaise ski lifts (S.F.T.L.D.) invest in 60 Birdmarks, installed every 5 metres approximately over a distance of 400 m.

Ski as a family and discover the mountain animals and their advice

Play about as a family on Sainte Foy’s natural terrain with its fun trails to develop your kids’ skills on all types of slope, and find out all about mountain animals and their advice for protecting the environment.

The Natural Ski in Sainte Foy Tarentaise, is the promise of knowing how to ski “all terrain and all snow” by privileging pure sensations. For the youngest, it also means integrating values that have now become essential: protecting our precious nature from the very beginning of their skiing. Play books and colouring books are offered to children by the Tourist Office.
This winter, take part in the Natur Protect Quizz, find the right answers and win a gift!



The Natural Ski in Sainte Foy Tarentaise, is the promise of knowing how to ski “all terrain and all snow” focusing on pure sensations. For kids, it’s also about discovering values that have become indispensable : protecting our precious environment from when they very first learn to ski. The adventure trails, wich are part of the village tradition, are marked and secured.

This winter, take part in the Natur Protect Quizz, find the right answers and win a gift!





Ski between the fir trees on the Natur’Renard trail, (piste n°25), an ungroomed blue piste where kids can discover the joys of natural skiing and learn all about the lives of foxes.
Children can call the foxes with a series of bells before discovering one in a clearing, in the form of a wooden sculpture made by a local craftsman.

Raising awareness about water preservation with Natur’protect.
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Natur'MarmotteOn the edge of the piste, at the intersection of the slopes of Chapelle and Grand Solliet (above the departure station for the Marquise chairlift), come and take a break in the fun “Natur’Marmotte” area, for families and children. You can visit this sunny area without skis to have fun learning all about marmots and raising children’s awareness about protecting the environment.

A short distance away, kids can discover sleeping marmots in an old milk cellar, symbolizing a burrow, which hosts a wooden sculpture of 4 sleeping marmots.
The entrance of the cellar is protected by a grid for safety reasons.
We count on you to leave the site clean!

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The golden rules of off-piste skiing

-Always make sure you are accompanied by a mountain professional ( a guide or instructor ) to help you choose the safest routes
-Never go off-piste alone
-Find out about the snow conditions and the avalanche risk from the piste patrollers
-Inform the piste patrollers about the route you’re going to take and let them know how many of you there are Backcountry for teens!

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The new, fun environmental trail on Plan Bois (1770m), which also farms part of the Natural Ski and Natur’Protect themes, takes you into the midst of the trees, on foot or with snowshoes, children  and adults can discover the secrets of this beautiful forest.

Nature skiing for our teens!

“Natural skiing” courses are offered in the Sainte Foy ski schools so your little thrill seekers can discover the mountain environment through a series of 3 challenges: learning to ski off-piste, training to use an avalanche transceiver, and listening to tips about mountain safety from a ski patroller and rescue officer. A programme suitable for children over 11. Sainte Foy’s ski area offers a multitude of gentle, ungroomed slopes, which are easily accessible from the edge of the pistes*

*If you want to ski off-piste you must know the area and be aware of weather and snow conditions. You must be fit, be a good skier and be familiar with the use of a probe, shovel and transceiver. You should also use the services of a qualified guide.

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