Come and put on your skis for the Grande Première in Val Thorens, November 19 & 20, 2022!

It's THE weekend to launch the winter season and the meeting place for all snow sports enthusiasts with on the program:

  • skiing, skiing, skiing, the discovery of the ski area and initiations to learn new glides or simply to improve.
  • a test village at Place Caron with all the latest news and equipment tests. All types of snow sports are on display thanks to the presence of more than fifty major brands of ski, snowboard, accessories, ski touring, freeride skiing...
  • many festive activities throughout the weekend: a fun area (mini snowpark..), Live DJ, quizzes, many gifts to win... 
  • a Raclette Party on Saturday from 5pm followed by a fireworks display at 6.30pm
  • the "Grande Première Séance" with the projection of mountain films, on Saturday evening at the Church of Val Thorens!


Brands to be tested in 2021:


  • Ski / ski touring: Atomic, Armada, Blackcrows, Blizzard, Black Diamond, Dynafit, Dynastar, Faction, Nordica, Rossignol, Scott, Salomon, Stöckli, Wedze
  • Snowboard / Splitboard: Amplid, Bentmetal, Burton, Boréalis, Bataléon, Capita, Deeluxe boots, Easy snowboard, Furlan Snowboards, Fix, Flow, GNU, Goodboards, Jones, Karakoam, Libtech, Nidecker, Now, Nitro Snowboards, Rossignol, Rome, Roxy, Salomon, Swoard, Step on, Stone Snowboard, Slash, Springbreak, Union, Yes
  • Snowscoot : Erectic Snowscoot
  • Accessories: L'Armure Française, Blacksheep, Bollé, Boldo'Air Sport, Boldoduc, Cébé, Cairn, Glidenano, Izipizi, Julbo, La Chaussette de France, Millet, Oakley, Out Of, Scott, Spy+, Ski Mojo


Lift ticket offices open for the weekend of La Grande Première

  • Péclet Funitel ticket office from 8.45am to 4.30pm
  • J. Fontanet Forum cash desks from 8.45am to 4.30pm
  • Olympiades ticket offices from 8.45am to 4.30pm
  • Cairn/Caron cable car ticket offices from 8.45am to 2.45pm


Virgin Radio is a partner of La Grande Première, the opening event of the winter season!

Be the first on the slopes and don't miss this long-awaited Grand Première!


Sales for La Grande Première will open on 12 September


Package from 140€ / person accommodation + 2 days ski pass

We'll tell you more soon!

from 19/11/2022 to 20/11/2022
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