On Sunday March 19, 2023, put yourself to the test by taking part in the Sando Challenge on the Valmeinier ski area!

The rankings of the 2023 edition

What is the Sando Challenge?

A challenge open to all, either individually or in teams of 2 or in tribes of 4.

To participate, you just need to have a level of skiing at least equivalent to the 3rd star.

Whether with friends, family, couple, solo, in disguise… this day promises to be rich in emotions and will, without a doubt, be one of your memorable memories of this winter.

During the Challenge, participants will face 3 surprise events. In joy and good humor, they remain within everyone's reach.


Photos of the 2023 edition


  • 8h30 - 9h15 : Distribution of bibs in the multipurpose room of the Center Station.
  • 10 h : Start of the Sando Challenge from the top of the domain!

Departures will take place in waves in the following order:

  • individual
  • Teams of 2
  • Tribes of 4

The number of participants per wave will be determined once the total number of registrants is known.

Arrival on the snow front of Valmeinier Villages (1500).

  • From 12h30 : Musical entertainment as well as meals and drinks offered to participants on the Valmeinier Villages snow front.
  • 13h30 : End of the event, prize giving 🏆 

Prizes offered

  • A one-week stay in July 2023 at the Residence Les Hauts de Valmeinier ****
  • 2 Galibier Thabor 6-day ski passes valid outside school holidays for the current winter season and that of 2023/2024 (SEMVAL)
  • Access to the spa at La Cabane D'en Haut for 4 people
  • 6 vouchers for an Opinel skier + free first name engraving (valid until April 15, 2023) with Ski M'Plait
  • A cani-hike for two to use during the summer of 2023 with Mad Dogs Sport Aventure
  • A size XL Valmeinier hoodie, a women's HOT'Z category 3 ski goggle, a women's 4-in-1 "warm front" neck warmer and a second men's 4-in-1 "warm front" neck warmer with Precision Ski Valmeinier
  • 4 free entries for the Espace Alu – Aluminum Museum (valid for one year)

Registration fees

Individual challengeTeam of 2Tribe of 4
Price per person€48€45€40
Discount for ski pass holders-5 €-5 €-5 €
Price giving right to registration for the Challenge + Carré Neige + Ski pass + Goodies + Meal & Drink

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