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Resort Opening - Summer: 05/07/20 to 28/08/20
Le Ruitor
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Natural Ski

 

Your unique and unrivalled ski experience

Set free the “Natural Skier” in you and become a fabulous all snow, all terrain skier. St Foy has created a unique cosmos, offering an unprecedented mountain experience in which you can enjoy pure sensations in a mind-blowing adventure playground…

Discover backcountry skiing down the resort’s renowned routes, ski touring up to 3,000 m, secluded heliskiing adventures, magical family off-piste trails, and enchanted forests…

Sainte Foy boasts an exceptional natural setting for anyone who loves exploring the mountains, learning in a peaceful setting, or letting loose in an astounding adventure playground.

Breathe! A taste of backcountry skiing…

Sainte Foy offers 3 easily accessible Free Zones. These marked and patrolled black runs are left ungroomed so you can enjoy some serious powder in an unspoilt adventure playground! (Mountain terrain: safety gear recommended.)

A taste of backcountry skiing...

Fresh tracks!

Beyond the marked runs, the vast off-piste area is easily accessible from the resort’s chairlifts. Enjoy a unique ski experience and discover authentic hamlets nestled under the snow. Mountain guides and ski instructors can accompany you, so you can safely hone your skills while exploring fabulous virgin slopes. In Sainte Foy, you can have serious fun powder skiing, always with safety in mind.

Fresh tracks!

Try ski touring

Discover an exceptional ski touring area among the peaks and valleys of Mercuel, Le Clou and Le Monal. Accessible with the ski lifts, multiple routes await you for an energizing experience, always accompanied by a mountain professional.

Ski touring is also a great alternative in poor weather. Setting out from the resort, you can climb at your own pace through the silence of the forest along one of the three marked taster routes with a gradual ascent of 150 to 700 metres, then ski back down in safety along the pisted ski slopes.

Take your first steps in the pow on the patrolled but unpisted areas of Sainte Foy

1. Natur’Shaper Paradise (n20 on the ski map)
Skiing down from Marquises, with a nice and smooth start, Sharper’s paradise is a great choice to test your skills.

2. Natur’Morion (n1 on the ski map)
Skiing down from the Aiguille, enjoy the atmosphere of famous couloirs above you and improve in the steep section.

3. Natur’Crystal Dark (n2 on the ski map)
Skiing down from the Aiguille, traverse and discover the beauty of Sainte Foy surroundings : don’t forget to breathe !

Master that mogul field, so you can have fun on any slope!

Discover the adrenaline-fuelled thrills of Ski Cross on the fun, red piste “Toboggan”, or battle the bumps on the ungroomed piste “Big Bosses”!

Enjoy the thrill of speeding through the gates like a champion

Experience the exhilaration and adrenaline rush of ski racing! In Sainte-Foy, giant slalom and speed skiing are disciplines that everyone can enjoy for free on Tuesdays at the slalom stadium during the February school holidays.

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Go on a heliskiing adventure

Just a stone’s throw from the Italian border, where heliskiing is authorized, Sainte Foy offers an exceptional base for experiencing a unique adventure. Virgin routes down the mythical slopes of the Ruitor Glacier… The Guide Office and ski schools offer trips of varying difficulty for skiers who already have a good level. You can even ski back down to some of the most beautiful villages in Sainte Foy!

 

Backcountry skiing for teens