Assistance on the slopes
The ski-lift company of Piccolo San Bernardo assures a full rescue service on the pistes of La Thuile which are open to the public. In the case of an accident the skier must inform the rescue service as soon as possible giving precise details on the whereabouts of the accident (give the name of the slope and for France the number of nearest piste marker).
The rescue service on the tracks of the Company Funivie Piccolo San Bernardo is a fee for this intervention and will be charged the amount of 200.00 euros to cover part of the costs of rescue. The interaction of specialized personnel will be charged accordingly. Relative information is displayed at the ticket office.
Check if your insurance covers the provision of aid on the slopes, or buy it in cash at the same ski pass or directly online.
The ski-lift company of Piccolo San Bernardo can not guarantee a rescue service for accidents occuring on French territory.The ski-station of La Rosière is responsible for providing this service. Rescue service on French pistes is not free; the fee is established by the French National Mountain Rescue Service.
Important: always keep your ski pass. The Snowcare insurance is linked to your ski pass and is valid only in case of request and intervention of the rescue service on the slopes in the place of occurrence of the accident.
The International link between La Thuile and La Rosière
For the return to La Thuile from La Rosière it is advisable not to wait for the last ski-lifts particularly in bad weather conditions.
Last recommended starting from La Rosiere to return to La Thuile on skis:
- Roches Noires Express chairlift: 3:00 p.m.
- Bellecombe ski lift 1: 3:30 p.m.
Advice to skiers:
In case of poor visibility follow the signs on the slopes Off-piste skiing is at your own responsibility.
First Aid La Thuile
- Lift company: Soc.Funivie Piccolo San Bernardo S.p.a.: T +39 0165 884150
- First Aid Traumatology: T +39 0165 884563
- Sanitary First Aid : T 112
- Information desk : T +39 0165 884179
- CARABINIERI LA THUILE: Tel. +39 0165 88 41 05
First Aid La Rosière
- Slope rescue service : T (0)4-79 401202
- Tourism Office: T (0)4-79 068051
- French ski school : T (0)4-79 068126
International phone codes
ITALY ==> FRANCE : 00 33
FRANCE ==> ITALY : 00 39
In case of poor visibility follow the signs on the slopes
Off-piste skiing is at your own responsibility.