+43 5336 600 600
This new card is available free of charge, just ask at reception in your hotel or with your holiday rep. There are great savings, particularly if you are travelling with a family. Check their website to confirm as this is a new service and all information we have is 'subject...
+39 165 842064
Strada del Villair 2, 11013 Courmayeur, Italy
The main guiding society of Courmayeur, this guiding society offers heli-skiiing, off-piste guiding, ski touring, ice-climbing and snowshoeing expeditions. The Alpine Museum is also housed here and offers a great insight into the history of the area for the last 150 years.
+33 4 50 55 89 21
72 Route de Fry, Pont des Gets 74440 Taninges France
Joe and his team offer a great learning experience, have fun at the same time as learning. All English speaking instructors with masses of experience in various disciplines - alpine, telemarking and snowboarding. Whether you are a beginner or wanting some tips on improving then contact these guys if you...
+44 20 32863661 / +33 4 50 73 93 75
A British ski school with branches in Chamonix, Chatel, Courchevel, Les Deux Alpes, Les Gets, Megeve, Meribel, Morzine, Tignes and Val d'Isere there are lots of classes to choose from, and instructors take a progressive attitude towards learning. BASS says: "At British Alpine Ski School Megeve, we believe in innovative...
Cat and Heli Skiing, Revelstoke, Canada
If you want to try Cat or Heli skiing then you have definitely come to the right place. The ski resorts of Canada offer some of the best off-piste skiing in the world. Here is a list of companies who offer these Cat and Heli skiing trips in Revelstoke: Selkirk...
+1 250 423 6704
742 Highway # 3 V0B 1M0, Fernie, BC, Canada
Catskiing is world renowned in Fernie, with over 3,000 acres of snowy terrain to explore. You can get in between 8 - 10 runs in a day, skiing or boarding down slopes where you can feel like the first one to conquer them. You have a lead guide to pick...
+41 22 534 9678
Imm. Brunet 2ieme, Verbier, Switzerland
Chocolate Freeride Productions say... Chocolate Freeride Productions was created with one simple goal: Make good skiing more accessible. We believe that this sport isn't about instruction, nor is it about promises of extreme descents, this sport is about the way of life, and the psychological and physical approach that must...
+39 165 848 254
Monte Bianco 15, 11017 Courmayeur, Italy
Courmayeur runs ski and snowboard lessons using video techniques. They offer a week-long package that includes each day in a different resort. Specialists in snowboarding, Courmayeur run a number of different courses and clinics including off-piste and heli-skiing for boarders as well as skiers. Two offices: Piazzale Monte Bianco 15...
+33 4 76 80 17 98
Evolution 2 want to share their love of the mountain and mountain sports with you, not only teaching you but making sure you have a wonderful time doing it! The groups are no bigger than 8 at a time, ensuring you get the best out of each lesson. They also...
+33 4 50 55 90 22
350 avenue de la Plage 74 400 CHAMONIX
Evolution2 in Chamonix have a wide range of activities and lessons to suit everybody. With lessons for adults ranging from complete beginner classes, intermediates to give you more confidence and move you on to the next level of expert - in both skiing and snowboarding. They offer guiding as well...
Heli sightseeing and dog sledding all in one awesome package! Soar by helicopter into the wilderness of the Canadian Rocky Mountains before spending a half-day tour by dog team. The trip lasts approximately 4 hours and you can be sure the scenery will be amazing - there is a helicoptor...
+39 0342 977800
APT Livigno Via Saroch 1098, Italy
If you wish to reach the virgin slopes other than via the normal freeride routes, there's also the option of getting there on a fascinating helicopter flight. Around Livigno and the Alta Valtellina valley, there are numerous ways of fulfilling the expectation of freeride skiing enthusiasts. Custom Heliski trips can...
+1 866 754 5425
Mountain School, Big Mountain Centre, Mountaineer Hotel, Kicking Horse, BC
There are a number of programmes on offer at the Big Mountain Centre to suit all abilities and ages: The Learning Centre is a new facility in Kicking Horse. They focus on total beginner or skiers who are novices and want to improve their skills. The programmes arim to help...
+33 771 85 62 79
Marmalade launched their ski school in 2010 and since then they've been growing steadily - we've heard several glowing reports. Their experienced team of instructors teach all levels of skier - from beginner to pro. You'll find them across the Three Valleys in Meribel, Courchevel and La Tania. The Marmalade offer:...
+43 664 1746282 / 01434 676837
St Anton, Austria
The Arlberg is rightly famous for its impressive and endless backcountry. It offers an incredible experience that you won't forget. If you're new to the area, or to off-piste skiing, you should go with a qualified guide. Book through the website or call the one of the telephone numbers. The...
+33 6 14 03 47 22
73120 Courchevel, France
Could your skiing do with a little spit'n'polish? Think this might be the year to get off your plateau and do something really exciting? P2P, or Peak2Piste, might be the people you've been waiting for. Based in the Three Valleys, Brits Neil and Izzy Milne combine skill, experience and passion...
0208 123 3001 / +33 621 93 93 80 in resort
Val d'Isere, France
Progression is a British run ski and board school that offers all lesson types from beginner to freeride. Private Lessons throughout the season, adult group lessons and clinics outwith school holidays and kids' group lessons and teen clinics during the school holidays. Their very experienced team of British and international...
+39 165 842477
Strada Regionale 51, 11017 Courmayeur, Italy
The original school of Courmayeur has convenient offices on and off the pistes. Private, group, snowboard and children lessons are all given as well as off-piste guiding and instruction. They also cater for disabled and blind skiers and boarders. Included in their group lessons is a trip to either nearby...
Fontaine n°46, 73570, Brides Les Bain,s France
A small ski school providing private lessons for their clients, aimed primarily at family and children, with a view to giving everyone personal attention. They take all levels and children from three years old. They collect you from your chalet, book restaurants and also give you a disc of photos...
Backcountry Touring, Revelstoke, Canada
The lovely deep snow and moderate weather conditions in the Revelstoke ski area make it a great place for ski touring. However it is essential that you know where you are going and what the conditions are on the day, especially the avalanche threat. You can find this information out...
+43 5446 3411
Kandaharweg 15, St Anton, Austria
The main office is opposite the Gampen chairlift. Other offices are on the pedestrian zone of Dorfstrasse, in Nasserein and in St Christoph. The larger of the two schools in St Anton, Skischule Arlberg was founded in 1921 by Hannes Schneider, and has become one of the most famous ski...
+43 5444 5257 / 5404
Schneesport Akademie, Silvrettaplatz 2, 6561 Ischgl, Austria
Snow Sport Academy (Schneesports Akademie) in Ischgl has a long history, with more than 100 certified ski instructors they offer private or group ski lessons. They also offer snowshoeing, mountain walking, moonlit snow walks, backcountry tuition and more. Check their website for prices and availability.
+33 6 82 85 88 89 / +44 7289 0195
Jack Wolfskin ski shop, opposite Hotel Blizzard, Val d’Isère, France
TopSki are long established in Val as specialists in off-piste and ski touring instruction, as well as guiding. They have adult off-piste groups of all levels running throughout the season, and junior freeride groups during the school holidays. They also offer heliskiing and multi-resort tours. The instructors and mountain guides...
UK - 01525 374757
The Warren Smith ski academy offers a wide range of courses for people who want to improve their skills, through to becoming instructors themselves. They also teach all disciplines and offer private one to one lessons. Winter courses are run in Verbier and Japan and summer courses are also available...
Adrenaline Ecole de Ski Internationale
+41 27 771 74 59
Adrenaline offers lessons for everyone, from beginners to experts, adults or children, in private or group lessons all with qualified instructors. They also offer mountaineering with fully qualified Swiss mountain guides and heli-skiing packages.
+41 27 966 8686
Spissstrasse 107, Zermatt, Switzerland
Left out of the station (the main street is on the right) and head to the end of town (about 500m), Air Zermatt is on your left. Sightseeing with a thrilling helicopter ride over the glaciers that surround Zermatt. Heli-skiing trips available.
Alpin Center – Zermatt
+41 27 966 24 60
Bahnhofstrasse 58, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland
Halfway up main street. Zermatt’s expansive glacial terrain makes the hiring of a guide imperative if you want to venture away from the pistes and only mountain guides are able to teach and guide off-piste. The alpine centre also offers daily helicopter tours (weather dependent) up to the top of the Zermatt ski area with a guide to bring you down through the glacial terrain. Open 8.30am-12pm, 3-7pm.
+33 4 92 24 75 90
Pre Long Villeneuve, 05240 La Salle les Alpes, France
Hire one of the 50 qualified guides in Serre Chevalier for an exciting trip out. Check out their website for more information.
Mobile - +33 673 241 925 or UK - 01248 671 058
L'Embuscade Café, Rue de la Poste, Tignes Lac
Alan Hole is a very experienced instructor and offers small, private sessions for all levels of skier. Off-piste guiding also avaialble. Check out the website for full programme availability this season.
Altitude Ski and Snowboard School
Backcountry Skiing – Merano 2000
Merano 2000, Italy
There are plenty of backcountry routes around Merano 2000, a list can be found here on the Merano 2000 tourist office website.
Bergführerbüro Mountain Life
+41 27 957 44 64
Upper village road 75, 3906 Saas Fee, Switzerland
Mountain Life organise an attractive touring program every year, whether you want to go ski touring, off-piste skiing or heli-skiing. There are high-altitude ski tours available for all abilities. Experienced mountain guides will show you the way up our four-thousand-metre peaks.
Bureau des guides – Courchevel
+33 6 23 92 46 12
Le Forum, 73120 Courchevel, France
Located in Le Forum opposite the climbing wall. Private guides start from €230 and group tours from €66 per person for four hours (9am-1pm). A full day will cost around €350. The organisation offers a variety of tours and excursions - including snow shoeing and ski touring - with highly trained guides.
Bureau des guides – Tignes
+33 4 79 06 42 76
Guided tours - Snow shoe expeditions and off-piste guiding in the vanoise national park and heli-skiing over the border in Italy. They also organise ice climbing - take a climb up the frozen waterfall between Tignes - Le Nevada, Val Claret Centre and Val d' not for the faint-hearted!
Bureau des Guides des Deux Alpes
+33 4 76 11 36 29
4 Place Deux Alpes, 38860 Deux Alpes, France
Off-piste skiing and snowboarding with a guide. From a family outing to steep, demanding slopes from 80€ per person, safety equipment provided. They can also arrange snow-shoeing trips, ice climbing on frozen waterfalls and heli-skiing.
Champoluc Ski School
+39 125 30 71 94
11020 Champoluc, Italy
This school was set up in 1962 with just 4 instructors, there are now 41 and they offer skiing/boarding lessons, telemark and cross country instruction as well as freestyle. They have a meeting point for lessons at Crest at the top of the gondola. They offer private and group lessons.
+44 203 059 8787
Elemental Adventure Ltd Office 1, 7 New Row, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4LH
In operation since 1999, this company have a well established record of customer satisfaction. They concentrate on areas of mountain that offer unique and mind-blowing experiences for their clients. The expertise they have amassed over the years ensures you are in safe hands.
Ecole de Ski Buissonniere
+33 4 92 24 78 66 or +33 6 83 38 86 23
Place de L'Aravet, 05240 La Salle les Alpes, Serre Chevalier, France
Ski school in Serre Chevalier for all ages and abilities giving instruction in skiing, boarding and telemarking, as well as guiding and ski touring. English speaking instructors.
ESF have been operating in most of the big resorts in France since 1937. They offer lessons for all ages and abilities in both Ski and Snowboarding. They also offer ski touring, heliskiing, off piste guiding/lessons, showshoeing and a lot more. Just click on the 'Choose a Resort' to find your resort.
+41 27 771 6222
Mountain Air Shop, Verbier, Switzerland
A ski school with shops located in St Moritz, Verbier, Chamonix and Zermatt. They teach every age and ability, and have a number of English-speaking instructors. Check their website for details of the resort you require and to book your lessons/guide
Flaine Super Ski
+33 4 50 90 30 62 / 82 88
Flaine Floret and Flaine Forum, 74300 Flaine, France
Specialists in competition, boot fitting and ski touring.
+39 165 809469
11017 Courmayeur, Italy
Off-piste guide with an in-depth knowledge of the local terrain in and around Courmayeur. Heli-skiing, mountaineering and climbing trips.
Great Canadian Heli Skiing
+1 250 344 2326
Great Canadian Heli-skiing, P.O. Box 175 Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0 Canada
Based In Golden this company have been taking skiers up the mountain since 1988. They have a wide range of bespoke packages to suit everyone. They only have guest groups of 4 and this means that you get a much more personal service.
+41 33 854 12 80
Grindelwald Sports, Swiss Ski & mountaineering school, Dorfstrasse 103 CH-3818 Grindelwald
This ski company offer lessons for all ages and disciplines including cross country. They also offer mountain guiding all year round. They have a shop and cafe where you can catch up with your friends and family after a day on the mountain.
+1 403 762 7100
CMH, Box 1660 Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1J6
They have been running heli-skiing trips for over 45 years so probably know more about the area than anybody else. There is a whole array of themed trips so you can ensure you get the most out of your trip. Not a cheap option but it is an experience you won't ever forget.
+41 27 771 41 41
Rue de Medran, Verbier, Switzerland
This ski school in Verbier was founded in 1979, the school employs over 40 teachers and 20 mountain guides, who cater for all levels of skier or boarder. There are private or group lessons and courses for children. For some great off-piste days out why not try Heli skiing?
Magic In Motion
73120 Courchevel, France
Magic offers a range of lessons from teaching nervous beginners to off-piste guiding to finding the best powder. They teach in small English speaking groups and private lessons as well as children's lessons from 4 upwards. They have instructors in Courchevel, Meribel, La Tania and Val Thorens.
Mountain Guides Association Lauterbrunnen
+41 33 821 61 00
Saxetbachweg 6, CH-3812, Wilderswil, Switzerland
The ski guiding company in Wengen offers a wide selection of activities aimed at those looking for adventure. Bookings must be made a month in advance if possible. All equipment is included in the price. Lunch, bus and train travel, mountain huts and drinks are not included in the price.
Mountain Guides Val Gardena
+39 471 794133
Ass. Mountain Guides, Val Gardena Selva Val Gardena
The Mountain Guides have a programme of skitouring, freeride, ski safari, snowshoeing & ice climbing on offer. Their team of guides are all highly qualified to show you the beauty of the mountains in safe conditions.
+44 20 8123 2978
250 York Road, London SW11 3SJ
Mountain Tracks are a team of mountain professionals specialising in small group guided mountain adventure. If you want to get off the beaten track they offer the best back-country programs, ski touring, avalanche awareness courses, snow-shoeing and ice climbing excursions.
+43 650 551 1125
Siedergasse 268, 8970 Schladming, Austria
If you fancy some active outdoor adventure in Schladming, then this is the place to go. Not only a ski school, but they also offer paragliding, survival training, mountain biking, gorge walking, walking trails, white water rafting, helicopter tours, hot air ballooning and more.
+39 165 862588
11017 Courmayeur, Italy
Local guide who offers excursions on Mont Blanc and in surrounding mountains including heli-skiing and heli-boarding.
+41 79 690 97 99
Performance instructors have all taught here for years, so they know every piste, bump and view, every mountain’s name and certainly all the best restaurants.
Powder Mountain Catskiing Inc
+1 604 932 0169
8629 Drifter Way, Whistler, Canada
Whistler is a great place to push yourself to the limits by taking a Catskiing or Heliskiing trip up into the mountains to get the best out of the powder. With a maximum of 11 per Catskiing trip they promise to take care of you whatever your ability. The Heliskiing typically is a day trip.
Prato Borni ski & snowboard school
+41 27 967 51 15
Bahnhofstrasse, 3920 Zermatt, Switzerland
This young friendly team offer private lessons in ski, snowboard and telemark for adults and children at all levels and also have a few mountain guides on their team should you want to explore the off-piste in the area. They will pick your children up at your accommodation.
Purcell Helicopter Skiing
Red Devils Kinderland
6370 Kitzbuhel, Austria
This is part of the Rote Teufel ski school. There are two ‘kinderland' areas specifically designed for children as well as specially trained children's instructors who follow a kid's entertainment course alongside the instructor exam. It accepts children from the age of three, and teaches them at the nursery slopes of Mocking and Ecking at the base of the Hahnenkamm mountain. Half and full day lessons are available with an €8/day charge for lunch and supervision. The ski school gets especially busy during the Christmas and February holidays and it...
Reflex Ski School
+33 6 13 80 80 56
REFLEX SKI SCHOOL, la Plagne 1800, 73210 MACOT LA PLAGNE
This is a small ski school that caters for everyone from complete beginners to off-piste guiding. They can also offer instruction in telemarking and snowshoe walking. It is based in the Intersport Skimium shop in Plagne Centre and in Hotel Rhodeddendrons at La Plagne 1800.
Revelstoke Outdoors Centre
+1 250 814 5060
Revelstoke Outdoors Centre, The Sutton Place Hotel, Revelstoke, BC, Canada
The Revelstoke Outdoor Centre is the central booking location for Snow School, Cat Skiing, Heli Skiing, Backcountry Touring, Avalanche Awareness Courses and many other activities. Advance bookings are recommended.
La Tania, France
Independent instructor who has been teaching in the Three Valleys for over 10 years. Provides private lessons in Meribel and Courchevel.
RocknSnow Alpine Guiding
+43 664 406 56 50
Juns 521, 6293 Tux, Austria
They offer guides for activities on the mountain including freeriding, tandem paragliding, ice climbing, igloo building, informative avalanche training and loads more. They supply the equipment, the mountain guide and free pictures of the event. They can also offer guides for skiing and boarding.
+44 7989 988774 / +33 6 15 48 59 04
73120 Courchevel, France
The only dedicated snowboarding school in Courchevel, Meribel and La Tania, offering private and group tuition to all levels of competence with video analysis to help your progress. Specific clinics available for aspects such as freestyle, off-piste or carving.
Sainte Foy Guides Office
+33 6 14 62 90 24/ +33 6 88 38 72 04
73640 Sainte Foy, France
Off piste guiding, heli-skiing and ski touring. The guides will take you on the ride of your life through powder lovers paradise! Prices start at €253 per person, including guide and safety equipment. Contact Jean Noel Gaidet or Franck Grand.
+1 250 837 5378
Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing, PO Box 130, Revelstoke, B.C. V0E 2S0
This company are primarily a Heli-skiing company who also have a ski rental shop. Their staff are very knowledgeable and helpful and offer a wide range of equipment and are keen to make sure you are kitted out for whatever type of skiing you are heading off to do.
Mt Norquay, Canada
If this is your first trip to Mt Norquay then you can get a free Ski host to take you around the mountains and show you the best routes. Skiers are divided into appropriate groups for their ability. Groups set off at 10am and 1.30pm, weather permitting. Book at theTourist office.
Ski Pros Megeve
+33 6 81 61 06 15
74120 Megeve, France
This small ski school in Megeve is owned by Mike Beaudet, with 35 years experience, and offers private lessons for all levels, as well as guiding and heli skiing. Instructors are bilingual and provide coaching, guiding and instruction based on ability, desires and needs.
Ski school – Les Menuires
+33 6 67 58 67 77
73440 Les Menuires, France
Small, friendly ski school in Les Menuires with a team of English speaking instructors. They offer group and private lessons along with alpine skiing, snowboarding, off-piste and more. The instructors come to your chalet to meet you on the day of arrival if you book in advance !
Ski School Steamboat
With a team of top instructors these guys are sure to have a tuition option that is suitable for everyone. From private to group lessons, complete packages for beginner snowboarders, adults and children as well as complete beginners packages to coaching for advanced skiers.
+33 6 82 10 59 22
BP 6, 74401 Chamonix Cedex
Set up 20 years ago, this company does ski coaching, as well as ski touring, off-piste and heli-skiing. They also offer guides for the 'Haute Route' - a traditional ski tour between Chamonix and Zermatt. Please note: Heli-skiing is not permitted in France.
Skischule St Anton
+43 5446 3563
Kandaharweg 10, St Anton, Austria
Owned by the same company as Skischule Arlberg. A much smaller school, it has a reputation for good quality instruction. As well as standard skiing and boarding classes, the tuition offered includes alpine guiding, telemark and ski touring. Avalanche training and heli-skiing guides are also available.
+43 664 390 00 90
Josef-Pirchl Strasse 26c, Kitzbuhel, Austria
This ski school can cater for any ability and level of skier although they seem to be more aimed at the higher end of ability. They offer race training, slalom or GS training, off piste skiing and guiding. They charge around €250-270 per day for tuition or guiding, for up to 3 people.
Summits Ski Montagne
+33 4 50 53 50 14
Le Mummery, 27 Allee du Savoy, 74400 Chamonix, France
Ski and snowboard school based in Chamonix, they also have an office in Megeve. They offer a full range of services including paragliding, off-piste skiing, ski school, teaching disabled pupils and lots more. Check their website for full details and upto date prices.
Supreme Snow & Snowboard school
+44 1479 810 800 / +33 4 79 08 27 87
Rue de la Culaz, Le Praz, 73120 Courchevel, France
Supreme have been in Courchevel for over 15 years and since 2005 have also taught in Meribel. Mostly British instructors. The school also runs a rental department with a good range of carving and off-piste skis. Off-piste groups and more advanced students may be eligible for free use of the specialist skis.
Swiss Ski school
+41 33 855 2022
Zentrum Silberhorn, CH - 3823 Wengen, Berner, Oberland, Switzerland
The Swiss ski school is popular with the Brits as they have lots of English speaking instructors. Children have ski races with medals on a Thursday morning. Other activites that they run are, snowboarding, off-piste guiding, cross-country skiing, telemark, snowblading, snowshoe walking.
Tetra Hors Piste
+33 6 31 49 92 75
Sport House Immeuble Le Solaise, 73150 Val-d’Isère
Mountain guides based in Val d'Isere but take reservations from Tignes clients.
the development centre
+33 6 1555 3156
Precision Ski, Val d'Isere, France
TDC - The Development Centre was started in 2002. It is a fully British run ski school, and all of TDC's instructors are native english speakers. They are all about helping people really improve their skiing in an enjoyable, relaxed environment.
The Snow School
+33 4 86 68 88 40
614 Av de Joux Plane, Morzine
Teaching skiing, boarding, telemarking and guiding, this school offers a range of packages for adults and children, long weekends and ski clinics, as well as heli skiing. They also offer various ski guiding sessions.