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ESF Vallorcine Ski School Group Lessons, Chamonix - Vallorcine

Group lessons from ski & snowboard school located at the base of the main Vallorcine telecabine.

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The perfect choice for group ski lessons in the Chamonix Valley if you're staying in Vallorcine, Le Tour or Montroc, or would like to discover the beautiful Balme ski area at the top end of the valley. 

Whether you are a complete beginner or looking to perfect your technique on the slopes, this renowned ski school with English-speaking instructors will help you achieve your goals in the Balme ski area and beyond!

ESF Vallorcine's fully qualified instructors have something for the whole family - the little ones from age 3, children, teens and adults across every level from beginner and intermediate to expert. 

Children from age 3 can join the Piou Piou kids kindergarten club where they will get the opportunity to put on skis for the first time in ESF's protected snow garden. Full day ski lessons are available for children over the age of 6 with the option to have lunch provided if desired. Maximum group size for children's lessons is 12.

For the adults, once your level is established, you will be taught by one of their enthusiastic instructors who will help you develop the skills and technique necessary for quick improvement on the breathtaking domains of Vallorcine-Balme and La Poya.

If you'd like to learn to snowboard or improve on your existing skills, whatever your level, your specialist snowboard instructor will teach you the right techniques to make quick progress. Snowboarding courses are available for complete beginners, improver levels 1, 2 and 3 and for children from the age of 8.

ESF Vallorcine pride themselves on their friendly and passionate approach to skiing and stay true to their motto:

Small village with large open spaces, 
Old fashioned know-how with up to date knowledge, 
A gentle approach with strong ambitions.

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Where to meet

The meeting point for all lessons is in front of the ESF office at the base of the main telecabine in Vallorcine. Please arrive at least 5 minutes prior to the start of your lesson.

Booking Arrangements

Child policy

They teach children from as young as 3 years old.


  • Families & Kids
  • Kids' lessons


  • Activities
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Lessons
  • Adult Lessons
  • Childrens Lessons
  • Group Lessons
  • Off Piste/Backcountry Lessons
  • Ski Lessons
  • Snowboard Lessons
  • Steep Skiing Lessons


  • Address
  • Gare du Télécabine
  • 74660