ESF – Alpine

ALPINE SPORTS

The ESF instructors in La Chapelle d’Abondance teach alpine skiing, snowboarding and other winter disciplines including off-piste, freestyle, telemarking, handiskiing, taxi-skiing and more.

GROUP LESSONS AND EXCURSIONS

PRICES FOR GROUP LESSONS

Prices 2022-2023 Type 2h 2h30 Other
Beginner to 3* 6 lessons €155
Child Bronze Star 6 lessons €190
Child Gold Star 6 lessons €190
Adulte beginner to class 2 6 lessons €165

SNOWBOARD

Snowboard courses are offered during school holidays for people over 8 years old, from beginner to class 2 level.
Rates for 2 hour lessons:
6 lessons: 155€

TIMETABLE: GROUP LESSONS

Sunday to friday Christmas holidays Between holidays February holidays
Piou piou 9:30am-11:30am
2:30pm-4:30pm
9:30am-11:30am
3pm-5pm
9am-11am
3pm-5pm
Beginner to 3*, Adulte tous niveaux 9:30am-11:30am
3pm-5pm
Sunday. 3pm-5pm 9am-11am
3pm-5pm
Bronze star 9am-11:30am
3pm-5pm
Monday-Friday 9:30am-11:30am 9am-11:30am
3pm-5pm
Etoile d’or et stage de perfectionnement 9am-11:30am See ESF (school) 9am-11:30
Snowboard 3pm-5pm See ESF (school) 3pm-5pm

TORCHLIGHT DESCENTS

The ESF, in collaboration with the La Chapelle d’Abondance Tourist Office and La Chapelle ski domain, organise “torchlight descent evenings” at the foot of the Crêt Béni ski area, which is accessible on foot along the snow footpath from the village centre.

Days and times are in the events programme, also available at the La Chapelle Tourist Office.

OTHER WINTER SPORTS

The ESF instructors also offer you Nordic skiing, off-piste skiing, handiskiing, taxiskiing and biathlon lessons in private lessons or on a contract basis.

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FOR CHILDREN

Piou Piou
For children aged 3 to 4 years old.
So your child can learn to ski whilst having fun, the Piou Piou Club is especially designed for early learners in full safety. Your child will learn in a fun and especially adapted environment.

Torchlight Descent
Your children between 4 and 12 years old will participate in a torchlight descent just for you! After several hours of lessons supervised by their instructors, your children will come down the Ourson green run with LED-lit handheld torchlights. Wednesdays or Thursdays (5:30 pm) €8.

Arrows and Chamois
During the school holidays the ESF organize Ski Open tests. Registrations at the ESF the before at the latest.

Important Information for Parents
Helmets are mandatory for children registered at the ESF. So that skiing is a pleasure and to make it easier for children to learn we request that parents do not stay nearby during lessons. We provide a snack break for all children registered at the Piou Piou. Remember sunglasses, sun cream and please take them to the toilet before the lesson.

INDIVIDUAL LESSONS AND PRIVATE LESSONS

PRICES FOR INDIVIDUAL LESSONS 2022-2023

School holidays 1h 1h30 2h
1 pers. (1 lesson) €55 €80 €105
1 pers. (6 lessons) €310 €460 €610
2 pers. (1 lesson) €75 €105 €135
2 pers. (6 lessons) €410 €590 €770
3 pers. (1 lesson) €130 €170
3 pers. (6 lessons) €720 €960
Add pers. (1 lesson) €35 €45
Add pers. (6 lessons) €180 €230

 

Between holidays 1h 1h30 2h
1 pers. (1 lesson) €45 €65 €85
1 pers. (6 lessons) €250 €370 €490
2 pers. (1 lesson) €65 €90 €115
2 pers. (6 lessons) €350 €500 €650
3 pers. (1 lesson) €115 €150
3 pers. (6 lessons) €630 €840
Pers. supp. (1 lesson) €35 €45
Pers. supp. (6 lessons) €180 €230

PRICES FOR PRIVATE LESSONS 2022-2023

Commitments 1-2 pers. 3 pers. Add. pers.
1/2 day morning (9am-12pm) €200 €280 €90
1/2 day afternoon (13h-17h) €250 €330 €105
Day €390 €550 €150

Handiski

Thanks to state-of-the-art equipment, the ESF offers you, depending on your handicap, 2 possible types of practice: “standing” skiing or snowboarding and the ski chair.

2h for one pers. The session
1st et 2nd session €130
From the 3rd session €120

Special equipment included.

French Ski School

Contact the ESF

Our 60 instructors will guide you in the winter mountain landscape and show you all the most secret spots in the Abondance Valley. Excursions organised for ready-made groups only.

More information about French Ski School