Espace Killy

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The Espace Killy
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Location Val d'Isère & Tignes France
Coordinates 45°37′10″N 6°45′15″E / 45.61944°N 6.75417°E / 45.61944; 6.75417 (The Espace Killy)
Top elevation 3550 m[1]
Base elevation 1550 m[2]
Skiable area 300 km of runs
Runs 156 total[3]
23 (15%) beginner
66 (42%) easy
40 (26%) intermediate
27 (17%) difficult
Longest run 10 km (La Sache)
Lift system 90 (2 funicular, 4 cable cars, 4 gondolas, 44 chair lifts, 36 surface lifts)
Terrain parks 2 [4]
Snowmaking 216 Cannons

The Espace Killy is a ski area in the Tarentaise Valley, Savoie in the French Alps, named after the skier Jean-Claude Killy. It covers the resorts of Val d'Isère and Tignes.

In Espace Killy there are 300 km of pistes:

Tarentaise Valley Skiing[edit]

Within the Tarentaise Valley you find the biggest concentration of world-class ski resorts in the world. Most well known neighbour systems are Paradiski (Les Arcs, La Plagne) and Les Trois Vallées (Val Thorens, Meribel, Courchevel and more). A weekly lift ticket in Espace Killy gives you a choice to ski one day in each of the other two systems mentioned. There were once plans to interlink all systems and resorts to create the largest ski area in the world by far. However that vision was ended with the creation of the Vanoise National Park.


Coordinates: 45°37′10″N 6°46′15″E / 45.619386°N 6.770892°E / 45.619386; 6.770892