LES HOUCHES – Ski & Snowboard Lessons
Explore the Les Houches & Chamonix valley with ski lessons, snowboarding lessons, dog sledging, off piste skiing, Vallee Blanche and many other activities only available in the shadow of Mont Blanc.
In Les Houches we work with ESF ski school offering private and group ski and snowboard lessons as well as off-piste courses and all winter activities.
ESF Ski & Snowboard School:
Private Lessons: Private lessons offer you the opportunity to tailor your time. You set the objectives and our instructors will help you to achieve them. They are also perfect if you’re not keen on group lessons or maybe you prefer being guided around the mountain whilst getting some technical advice and priority in the lift queues.
2.5 Hours (morning only 09:30 – 12:00): £100
Half day: £155
Full Day: £280
Half Day: £190
Full Day: £310
Group Lessons: Beginner or Intermediates (Monday – Friday)
5 Consecutive Half Day lessons: £130
5 Consecutive Full Day lessons: £205
How to choose a course for your ability:
Class 1 – I have never skied.
Class 2 – I have skied more than a week. I do elementary turns.
Class 3 – I am a good skier. I can ski under control on all red pistes.
Class 4 – I am a very good skier. I ski all terrains, different snow conditions, black slopes or off – piste.
PLEASE NOTE – When booking group ski lessons please e-mail us with an idea of your ability / class so we can book you onto the correct course.
Advanced Ski & Snowboard Courses
A must do in Chamonix during the winter season, this is a famous off piste run with breathtaking scenery down glacier terrain.
ARVA and harness provided.
Group: £90 per person
Private: (1 – 4 people): £285 (£15 each extra person)
Mont Blanc Ski Discovery
Mont-Blanc Discovery is aimed at showing the best off-piste Chamonix has to offer.
This course is available daily and in three different ability groups.
Further details below:
Cham Fun Ski Tour – Level 1 – Introduction to off-piste
Cham Guides’ Tour – Level 2 – Experienced off-piste, Includes glacier skiing & safety equipment
1 day – £85
3 days – £225
6 days – £410
Cham FREERIDE – Level 3 – For expert skiers and boarders only, this intensive course plunges you into a wild universe scattered with couloirs and the major routes of the Mont-Blanc massif.
Price: £110 per person / day
Ski & Snowboard Partner Companies:
Cold Fusion Chalets are the preferred accommodation provider for the following advanced ski & snowboard schools in Chamonix:
Mcnab Snowsports – Neil McNab is one of the Worlds leading Backcountry Snowboard and Splitboard Guides with over 20 years experience as a Professional Freeride Snowboarder.
StentifordSnowboarding – James Stentiford is one of the most experienced and successful snowboarders in the UK, offering backcountry and splitboard weeks designed to develop your mountain awareness and inspire your riding.
All Mountain Performance – Off piste ski courses & private lessons with elite ski teacher Mark Gear.