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 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): £114
Half day: £156
Full Day: £286
Mountain Guides – Off-piste & Glacier Guiding:
Half Day: £192
Full Day: £320
Group Lessons: Beginner or Intermediates (Monday – Friday)
5 Consecutive Half Day lessons: £136
5 Consecutive Full Day lessons: £210
6 Consecutive Half Day lessons: £143
6 Consecutive Full Day lessons: £238
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
In Conjunction with the ESF ski school in Chamonix, our Les Houches guests can book the below off-piste experiences:
Vallée Blanche (for good to expert skiers and snowboarders)
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 Price (maximum of 8 people per group): £90
Private Group Price (1-6 people): £301
Mont Blanc Ski Discovery (for good to expert skiers and snowboarders)
Off-piste skiing just as you have dreamed it!
An exceptional programme to ski the best of the Mont Blanc Massif. Discover the most beautiful off-piste runs in the Chamonix Valley, the Val d’Aosta (Italy) and Valais (Switzerland).
The course consists of a varied programme with an optimal quality of snow depending on the conditions at the time.
You’re a good skier or snowboarder and you want to learn or perfect your off-piste? Enjoy the advice of ESF instructors and follow their guides. Ski: Les Grands Montets, Le Tour, Courmayeur, Glacier Toule … and make tracks in fresh powder.
No more queues! Priority access to the ski lifts, cable cars pre-booked – with this course you will get maximum ski time without any loss of time.
1 day (09:00 – 16:30): £86
3 days (09:00 – 16:30): £232
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.