What types of ski lessons are there?
Group Ski Lessons
Group ski lessons take place with people at the same level of ability limited numbers of people so that you can all benefit from the instructions given. Lessons typically take place over the course of six days and tend to take place either in the morning or the afternoon.
Private Ski Lessons
Private ski lessons can be just you and the instructor or you and up to three friends, learning with much more direct coaching. Private lessons are perfect for a beginner wanting to rapidly grasp the basics, or for intermediates wanting to focus on specific elements of their technique.They can also offer a good degree of flexibility on dates and times that suit you best (outside of peak holiday dates).
Snowboard lessons are offered by most ski schools in Chamonix and you may find the occasional company that only offer snowboard lessons. You should be able to find group and private snowboard lessons to book in Chamonix.
Clinics & Courses
There are a number of specialist courses and clinics offered by the ski schools of Chamonix which can help to build your technical ability and improve your overall skiing or snowboarding. There may be clinics specifically designed for tackling bumps and moguls or freestyle jumps and tricks in the snowpark.
If you’re looking for off-piste technique and ski guiding, then there are a number of local mountain guides who know the mountain like the back of their hands and will be able to take you to some of the best off-piste ski areas in Chamonix. If you're looking to hone your powder skills, Chamonix is a great place to hire a guide and go exploring.
Learn something new
Lessons are also available for those looking to ski or snowboard off-piste or to learn something new like telemarking, cross-country skiing, biathlon or freestyle skills in the snowpark.
Handiski makes skiing much more accessible for disabled skiers and less-able bodied people. Highly qualified instructors will accompany you around the pistes and onto the ski lifts, making sure you are safe and have a great experience.
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