Val d'Isère will open for a four-week summer ski season on its Pissaillas Glacier this Saturday June 10th, aiming to stay open to Friday July 7th.
The Cascade and Montet lifts will be open from 7am to noon daily serving terrain above 3,000m.
Seven runs will be open however four of these are reserved for athletes training. The Combe du géant, Moraine and Pissaillas slopes will be open to all with Aiguille-Perse, Champions, Pisaillas and Roche pistes reserved for training.
Summer ski tickets can be purchased at the bottom of the Cascade chairlift and cost €34 for a day pass, €194 for a 6 day pass or €304 for all four weeks.
Val d'Isère will be the second ski area open in France in June, joining Les 2 Alpes. There are also one area open in Austria (Hintertux
), Italy (Passo Stelvio) and Switzerland (Zermatt
). A third French area, Tignes
, is due to open for summer skiing and boarding the weekend after next.