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.

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Group Lessons and Excursions

Prices for group lessons

  • Group Lessons
  • Type
  • 2h
  • 2h30
  • Other
  • Group Lessons

    Piou Piou

  • Type

    6 Lessons

  • 2h

    €150

  • 2h30

  • Other

    1h (max 5) €200

  • Group Lessons

    Child Beginner to 3*

  • Type

    1 Lesson

  • 2h

    €35

  • 2h30

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Child Beginner to 3*

  • Type

    6 Lessons

  • 2h

    €150

  • 2h30

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Child Bronze Star

  • Type

    1 Lesson

  • 2h

    €35

  • 2h30

    €45

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Child Bronze Star

  • Type

    6 Lessons

  • 2h

    €150

  • 2h30

    €180

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Child Gold Star or Experienced

  • Type

    1 Lesson

  • 2h

  • 2h30

    €45

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Child Gold Star or Experienced (1)

  • Type

    6 Lessons

  • 2h

  • 2h30

    €210

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Perfectionnement

  • Type

    1 lesson

  • 2h

  • 2h30

    €45

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Perfectionnement

  • Type

    6 lessons

  • 2h

  • 2h30

    €210

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Max 6

  • Type

    1 lesson

  • 2h

  • 2h30

  • Other

    1h30 €35

  • Group Lessons

    Max 6

  • Type

    6 lessons

  • 2h

  • 2h30

  • Other

    1h30 €225

  • Group Lessons

    Adult All Levels

  • Type

    1 Lesson

  • 2h

    €40

  • 2h30

  • Other

  • Group Lessons

    Adult All Levels

  • Type

    6 Lessons

  • 2h

    €160

  • 2h30

  • Other

*Max 6 : Vacances de février. Limité à 6 enfants – à partir de 5 ans – débutant à la 3ème étoile

12 cours consécutifs de 2h – du CPP à la 3ème étoile : 250€

Timetable: Group Lessons

  • Sun to Fri
  • XMAS, NEW YEAR’S DAY
  • OUTSIDE SCHOOL HOLS
  • FEB SCHOOL HOLS
  • Sun to Fri

    Piou Piou

  • Xmas, New Year’s Eve

    9:30am-11:30am
    2:30pm-4:30pm

  • Outside School Hols

    9:30am-11:30am
    3pm-5pm

  • February Holidays

    9am-11am
    3pm-5pm

  • Sun to Fri

    Children (beginner to 3*), Adult (all levels)

  • Xmas, New Year’s Eve

    9:30am-11:30am
    3pm-5pm

  • Outside School Hols

    sun 3pm-5pm
    mon-fri 9:30am-11:30am

  • Vac février

    9am-11am
    3pm-5pm

  • Sun to Fri

    Bronze Star

  • Xmas, New Year’s Eve

    9am-11:30am
    3pm-5pm

  • Outside School Hols

    sun 3pm-5pm
    mon-fri 9:30am-11:30am

  • Feb Hols

    9am-11:30am
    3pm-5pm

  • Sun to Fri

    Child Gold Star or Competition

  • Xmas, New Year’s Eve

    9am-11:30am

  • Outside School Hols

    See ESF

  • February Hols

    9am-11:30am

  • Sun to Fri

    Snowboard

  • Xmas, New Year’s Eve

    3pm-5pm

  • Outside School Hols

    See ESF

  • February Hols

    3pm-5pm

Portes du soleil excursions

Every week during the school holidays come discover the immensity of the Portes du Soleil ski domain with an instructor. In a group of 4 to 6 people you will go off for a full day’s skiing. A superb shared experience. You may organise this excursion by request.

  • Excursion
  • Per pers.
  • Sortie

    The excursion

  • Par pers

    €100

  • Sortie

    The excursion (person already booked in for a week’s group lessons)

  • Par pers

    €80

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 d, available at the La Chapelle Tourist Office.

Snowboarding

Des stages de snowboard sont proposés en période de vacances scolaires pour les personnes de plus de 8 ans, de niveau débutant à la classe 2.
Tarifs pour des cours de 2h :
1 cours : 35€
6 cours : 150€

Other winter sports

Les moniteurs de l’ESF vous proposent également ski nordique, ski hors pistes, handiski, taxiski et des cours de biathlon en leçons particulières ou à l’engagement.

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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.

    See the children's page

Individual Lessons and Private Lessons

Prices for individual lessons

  • School Hols
  • 1h
  • 1h30
  • 2h
  • School Hols

    1 pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

    €55

  • 1h30

    €80

  • 2h

    €105

  • School Hols

    1 pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

    €305

  • 1h30

    €450

  • 2h

    €620

  • School Hols

    2 pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

    €65

  • 1h30

    €95

  • 2h

    €120

  • School Hols

    2 pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

    €360

  • 1h30

    €520

  • 2h

    €700

  • School Hols

    3 pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €120

  • 2h

    €160

  • School Hols

    3 pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €610

  • 2h

    €860

  • School Hols

    Additional pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €30

  • 2h

    €40

  • School Hols

    Additional pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €150

  • 2h

    €200

  • Outside school hols.
  • 1h
  • 1h30
  • 2h
  • Outside school hols.

    1 pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

    €45

  • 1h30

    €65

  • 2h

    €85

  • Outside school hols.

    1 pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

    €250

  • 1h30

    €380

  • 2h

    €490

  • Outside school hols.

    2 pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

    €55

  • 1h30

    €80

  • 2h

    €100

  • Outside school hols.

    2 pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

    €305

  • 1h30

    €450

  • 2h

    €620

  • Outside school hols.

    3 pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €90

  • 2h

    €130

  • Outside school hols.

    3 pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €480

  • 2h

    €720

  • Outside school hols.

    Additional Pers. (1 lesson)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €30

  • 2h

    €40

  • Outside school hols.

    Additional Pers. (6 lessons)

  • 1h

  • 1h30

    €150

  • 2h

    €200

Prices for private lessons

  • Private Lessons
  • 1-2 pers.
  • 3 pers.
  • Additionnal pers.
  • Private Lessons

    1/2-Day, morning  (9 am-12 midday)

  • 1-2 pers.

    €200

  • 3-4 pers.

    €280

  • 3-4 pers.

    €90

  • Private Lessons

    1/2-Day, afternoon (1-5 pm)

  • 1-2 pers.

    €250

  • 3-4 pers.

    €330

  • 3-4 pers.

    €105

  • Private Lessons

    Full-Day

  • 1-2 pers.

    €330

  • 3-4 pers.

    €550

  • 3-4 pers.

    €150

Handiski

Grâce à un matériel de pointe, l’ESF vous propose, selon votre handicap, 2 types de pratique possible : le ski ou le snowboard “debout” et le fauteuil ski.

  • 2h pour une pers
  • La séance
  • 2h pour une pers

    1st and 2nd session

  • La séance

    €125

  • 2h pour une pers

    From the 3rd session

  • La séance

    €115

Special equipment included.

Contact the ESF

ESF – 29 Route des Moulins
Season opening times: Monday to Sunday 8:30 am – 7:00 pm
Tel.: +33 (0)4 50 73 50 15
Contact the ESF by e-mail

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