Tignes Spirit
Tignes Spirit
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7:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Monday
7:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday
7:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday
7:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday
7:45 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday
7:45 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
7:30 AM - 11:45 PM
Sunday
7:30 AM - 11:45 PM
About
Tignes Spirit is the only independent, British-owned ski and snowboard shop in the Espace Killy. Based in Tignes, we stock independent brands of hardware and apparel, including Salomon, Head, Elan, Movement, Majesty, Dalbello, Nike, Burton, Endeavor, Signal, Airblaster, Ashbury, Stance, Butta, Dragon Alliance and many others. Our ski and snowboard rental service is the best in Tignes, offering a free delivery and collection service which saves you the time and hassle you would usually experience trekking to the rental shop. The quality of products and the low prices we offer, by far outshine all other rental shops, whilst our English and French speaking technicians have been hand-picked for their extensive technical knowledge and amazing customer service skills. Our entire crew live for the snow and were the best UK shop team at the British Championships in 2013 and 2014, winning the most medals across the board! The latest in touring skis, split-boards, snow shoes and cross-country equipment are all available for rent and purchase at Tignes Spirit. We offer daily rates so that you can rent different equipment for each day of your holiday... if you want to! We have the latest in children's ski and snowboard equipment, stocking skis as small as 70cm, along with 70cm snowboards used for the Burton Riglet programme. (All children receive a free helmet as part of their package.) Tignes Spirit is the only rental service to offer outerwear and protective clothing hire to chalets and apartments all over the Espace Killy area. Based in le lavachet, our shop doubled in size in early 2014, so we are now able to give a quality service to even more people at any given time! Our opening hours are 7am until very late, ensuring that all clients are catered for. You need not worry if you are delayed way beyond the closing time of most rental shops and need to be kitted out before the panic of ski school start times the next day. We will ensure that you and your entire party are kitted out and can enjoy maximum slope time. Our workshop is also based in Tignes le lavachet, just down the steps from our main shop. As well as servicing our large rental fleet, we provide repairs and servicing to anyone who wishes to give their plank(s) some tender loving care! Skis and snowboards previously thought to be damaged beyond repair, have been brought back to life by our well-trained and highly experienced technicians for amazingly competitive prices. Tignes Spirit is the go-to shop for all visitors to Tignes. With our great links and relationships with other businesses throughout the Espace Killy, we can organise holiday accommodation and transfers in all areas of Tignes and Val d'Isere, as well as an easy and affordable, quality equipment rental service.
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  • Ian H
    Wrexham, United Kingdom2 contributions
    Great, friendly service
    I've been hiring from Tignes Spirit for many years for myself and family. Great service, clean well maintained kit with alternatives and upgrades available. The staff have always been welcoming and being able to pre-book kit and fitting saves time on arrival so maybe you can get out there on day one! Thank you, thank you, thank you x
    Visited December 2022
    Written 21 February 2023
  • S77etak
    Monmouth, United Kingdom3 contributions
    The best ski hire in Tignes - without a shadow of a doubt!
    Absolutely perfect service from Kieran and the gang at Tignes Spirit. Thanks to Rowan for fitting us up with all our ski hire so well and also for accomodating the boot swap after day one! The shop is organised and the kit is really good - the usual stressful trying on of kit with kids in tow went smoothly. Kieran has lovely ski/surf/board stuff in his shop too - highly recommend the Tignes Spirit sweatshirts which I need to surgically remove from my children to wash! Wouldn't ever consider hiring from anywhere else in Tignes - just the best!
    Visited January 2023
    Written 6 March 2023
  • steven P
    Ipswich, United Kingdom3 contributions
    Great service from Tignes Spirit
    We hired 2 pairs of Skis from Tignes spirit. The staff were brilliant and sorted us out with great skis that suited our experienced skiers really well and allowed them to have a great week blasting down the slopes. Our youngest had failed to pack her ski jacket. Not a problem the guys in the shop sorted her out with a coat that kept her warm and dry for the week. All of this done by chilled out, very knowledgeable staff. I can’t recommend these guys and girls enough.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 6 March 2023
  • RWPreston
    Wallingford, United Kingdom29 contributions
    Friendly staff and great service.
    This is a popular rental location and for good reason. The staff were excellent, really friendly and helpful. Due to a crash on the main road, we were severely delayed on our transfer from the airport but the shop stayed open very late for us and others arriving that day. We hired skis then later in the week snowboards as well and they were happy to be flexible with our arrangements. When there was a problem with one of the boards, a technician came out to the slope to replace it - great service!
    Visited February 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 8 March 2023
  • Michael McDermott
    1 contribution
    See above
    From start to finish our experience with Tignes Spirit was first class. We had contact with a lot of their staff, Sophie, Hannah, Frazer and, many other plus, of course, Kieran. The rental equipment was first class and the service matched it every bit of the way. I had a particular problem with my personal boot which I had to throw away. Tignes Spirit stepped in quickly as I want to buy a new pair. They provided a new pair after specialist consultation with Frazer. We selected a brand new pair which I was allowed to use on a rental basis with a view to purchasing if they were suitable. They were and I bought them at the end of the week and they discounted the rental cost. I was under no pressure to buy and the service all round was fantastic. I'll be back! Thanks you to Kieran and all the staff. Kind regards, Mike McDermott
    Visited March 2023
    Written 22 March 2023
  • Pez
    1 contribution
    Split boards and Crampons ? No problem !
    This was my second return to the guys at Tignes Spirit. Each time they have been been very communicative, and all the folk I spoke with being really knowledgeable. Our rental of split boards, crampons and poles was a little out of the ordinary, but Tignes Spirit dealt with the request easily. They were willing to bring a selection around to our apartment in order to ensure we got the most appropriate kit. Now, that's a good service ! Would happily recommend this business, and will almost certainly deal with again.
    Visited March 2023
    Written 29 March 2023
  • Col
    1 contribution
    Everything you need for your snowboarding trip!
    Awesome! So friendly and helpful. Kieran (owner) is a total legend! Only place around to stock Korua boards. The Transition Finder (split and regular) is an absolute weapon. Tons of new stock in so I also rented this seasons Salomon Huck Knife! Amazing! We also required a board repair. Again, no problem. Charlie in the workshop is a genius and did a stellar job. Whatever it is you're looking for, they've got you covered. Hardware, clothing and more. Great knowledge and always willing to help. Without a doubt, we'll be back!
    Visited April 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 11 April 2023
  • Emma D
    Dorchester, United Kingdom10 contributions
    Brilliant company who really value exceptional customer service.
    These guys were so amazing - first class service (we were looked after by Rowan) and no problem too big or small for them. We used the Elan Insomnia skis which suited us all as a family. Would highly highly recommend this lovely company.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 12 April 2023
  • Passenger383897
    1 contribution
    Best ski rental shop in Tignes
    Excellent ski hire shop. Attentive and efficient staff and very good equipment. We hired skis and boots for the kids and a touring split board which was excellent and brand new. When in Tignes, we would always use Tignes Spirit.
    Visited April 2023
    Written 25 April 2023
  • Travel366022
    1 contribution
    Excellent service
    Visited Tignes with my daughter and she had new boots fitted. Excellent service. Sorted her out with quality rental skis not the usual 2 year old knackered skis. Quality kit at a decent price.
    Visited January 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 9 December 2023
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Frazer S
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Superd service from all the team at Tignes Spirit. We arrived late at 22h00 on Sat night after a lengthy transfer from Geneva, but the guys at the shop were super friendly and helpful. We got everything sorted for our ski hire in 15 minutes (2 kids and 1 adult) and the equipment was perfect for the remainder of the week. Really appreciate the follow-up calls to check that everything was OK.
Written 19 February 2024
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Gemma T
2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
I do not usually write reviews but honestly cannot recommend Tignes Spirit highly enough. We were very delayed in our transfer and the team stayed in touch with us and were incredibly accommodating. A number of people came to the chalet and fitted us all, including some very tired children. I highly recommend
Written 19 February 2024
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Matt A
London, UK6 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Fantastic service, would use again and would recommend to others! Booking the ski rental, the delivery, the pickup all super easy. Friendly staff, very knowledgable. Flexibility through the week when we wanted to try snowboarding. Great value. These guys are working hard to run a great operation and succeeding brilliantly!
Written 19 February 2024
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Daniel B
3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Excellent service, the staff couldn't do enough for us! All the equipment was very new and we will definitely make every effort to use them again.
Written 18 February 2024
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Chris J
Oxford, UK14 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
What a great independent ski store. I could not recommend them highly enough. The service was brilliant, the equipment was great and nothing was too much trouble for the friendly staff.
It’s our 6th season of skiing and this was by far the best ski hire service we have received.
Also great to support and smaller independent place that was packed full of great hire and purchase equipment.
Written 18 February 2024
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Alison C
Sydney, Australia3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
Incredibly helpful staff - took a lot of time explaining differences in kit, prices and were happy for kit to be changed during the holiday. Can't fault them! Also very easy location - you can ski almost up to the door from the end of a green run, or 20 mtrs from one of the free Tignes bus stops.
Written 18 February 2024
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Sarah H
5 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
Brilliant service from start to finish -could not recommend highly enough. Excellent communication and equipment with super friendly, knowledgeable staff. The courtesty call to check in mid week is great. Having hired from several companies over the years Tignes Spirit is by far and away the best!
Written 17 February 2024
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Sheila C
Derbyshire15 contributions
Feb 2024 • Friends
I have used Tignes Spirit before when I’ve stayed in Tignes Le Lac and been very happy with their service but this time we were staying in Val Claret and took advantage of their delivery option (small charge) and I’m again 100% happy with their service. I continue to use Tignes Spirit as I can always guarantee I’ll not only get good service but also the skis I request if I need something specific. (I’ve found it’s always difficult as a woman getting ski’s for off piste from main stream stores!) They also offer great advice if you don’t know what the conditions are like on the mountain and you need help choosing the right equipment. They are open until late at night which was invaluable as we arrived much later than expected due to an horrendous transfer. Despite the late hour and numerous rescheduled arrival times, all the staff continued to be friendly and helpful and made the process smooth and enjoyable. They are a professional outfit who care that you get the right equipment and they always check you’re happy with your choice afterwards. They offer good value for money and the fact that they are English speaking helps enormously especially when things don’t go exactly to plan! 100% recommend them and will always use them wherever I am in Tignes!
Written 11 February 2024
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Disney_Skier
London3 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
Great service, really helpful staff. Our technician, Joel, made a real effort to ensure all our skiing needs were met, and or boots fit comfortably.

Really lovely personal touch where they checked in on how we were getting on with the equipment during the week.
We especially liked the premium boots offer.

Highly recommended.
Written 8 February 2024
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Judy B
Reading, UK2 contributions
Feb 2024 • Couples
We were introduced to Tignes Spirit through our son who is working in Tignes this season and they were excellent, beating local competition in all respects. Communication was much easier in English, they were extremely efficient, friendly and polite. The equipment was great quality (we had brand new Nidecker snowboard bindings) and pricing couldn’t be beaten. We’re going back in March and without a doubt will be using them again. Well done and thank you !!
Written 5 February 2024
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Tignes Spirit is open:
  • Mon - Thu 07:45 - 20:00
  • Fri - Fri 07:45 - 23:00
  • Sat - Sun 07:30 - 23:45


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