SPECIAL OFFER : FREE REGISTRATION FEES

Enrolment from 01/11/2019 to 31/12/2019
For any stay under 4 weeks from 15/11/2019 to 31/05/2020
For the 20, 26 and 30 lessons of the General French, French & Sport and French & Lifestyle programmes

 French & Ski

French & Ski

Mont-Blanc, the highest mountain in the Alps, watches from its height of 4810 meters on the small cosmopolitan town of Chamonix. Coming to the world capital of skiing and mountaineering is immersing yourself in the world of glaciers and peaks, their magic and splendor. It is to learn the world of verticality on ice, rock or snow. This is to discover its extraordinary ski area including the legendary and legendary Vallée Blanche and live to the rhythm of the mountain.

 French & Ski

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This programme accessible to all allows you to improve your French and to learn and improve the practice of skiing, snowboarding and to introduce off pist skiing for the best of you. Located at the foot of Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, Chamonix is a city renowned for its ski area and its exceptional panoramic view of the French, Swiss and Italian mountains. Ideal for thrill seekers who will discover a city that lives to the rhythm of riders and mountaineers.

Organization of programmes

French courses

French lessons take place in our school in the afternoon (4 days a week from 2:30pm to 5:45pm) based on 16 lessons / week.

The aim is to enable you to improve both oral and written communication, reinforce the vocabulary and grammatical fundamentals, develop your knowledge of French culture and civilization and express yourselves with fluency and ease in different situations.

Ski or Snowboard

Ski and Snowboard courses are open to all levels

You follow 3 lessons of 2h30 / week during the morning, Monday to Wednesday. You can also take a full day of skiing or snowboarding.

Ski lessons are spread over the ski areas of the Chamonix Valley depending on the conditions.

 

Off-piste Skiing or Snowboarding

Off ski and snowboard level: you must kwow how to ski on the black slopes. Not open to beginners.

You follow 3 sessions of 4h / week during the morning.

You have the possibility to book an extra full day to ski down the mythical “Vallée Blanche” accompanied by a high mountain guide or discover the fabulous and famous off-piste spots of the Chamonix Valley.

Ski touring initiation

Ski touring level: you must kwow how to ski on the black slopes. Not open to beginners.

You follow 3 sessions of 4h in the morning and one full day / week.

Workshop schedule:

  • 1st ½ day: Last adjustments and technique advise to use the equipment. Up and down turn technique.
  • 2nd ½ day: Hiking and avalanche rescue
  • 3rd ½ day: Hiking
  • Day: Hiking on glaciers and descent of the Vallée

The guide contacts the students the day before to explain the schedule of the week and check the equipment.

X-trem Programme

X Trem programme: kwow how to ski on the black slopes. Not open for beginners.

You follow 3 sessions of 4h in the morning and one full day / week.

Workshop schedule:

  • 1st ½ day:Two-seater Initiation to piloting and acrobatic flight
  • 2nd ½ day: Introduction to speed riding
  • 3rd ½ day: Large pendulum abseil (130m)
  • Day: Paragliding flight Aiguille du midi and speed riding

The guide contacts the students the day before to explain the schedule of the week and check the equipment.

Selling point :

  • Fully-qualified mountain guides of our partner ski school
  • Small groups of 8 persons (6 persons for Ski touring and X-trem)
  • Instructors form groups on site according to the students level of skiing.
  •  Access to the various pists of the Valley is free by bus or train.
  • Possibility to rent your ski equipment from our partner rental companies
  • Checking of equipment by the guide the day before the activity
  • The sessions are held in French and are adapted to the level and requirements of participants

Prices

French & sport

16 lessons / week

1 to 3 weeks

250€ / week

4 to 11 weeks

225€ / week

> 11 weeks

210€ / week

Ski or snowboard

3 half-days / week

185€ / week

Ski or snowboard off-piste

Ski touring*

X-TREM*

Full day 

3 half-days / week

3 half-days + 1 full-day / week

3 half-days + 1 full-day / week

Skiing or snoboarding,
Vallée Blanche or off-piste skiing

265€ / week

565€ / week

1 300€ / week

125€ / week

In the event of poor conditions that make skiing or paragliding impossible or dangerous, other activities will be offered as an alternative.

Not included: Registration fee (40€) – rental equipment – lift pass - Assurance
* 3 people minimum registered to guarantee the activity.

Chamonix

Dates

Ski or Snowboard programme

Start of courses : every Monday (from 04/01 to 30/04)

Off piste Ski or Snowboard programme

Start of courses : every Monday (from 04/01 to 30/04)

Ski touring programme

4 workshops available. Start date: 13/01 - 03/02 - 16/03 - 06/04

X-TREM programme

4 workshops available. Start date: 20/01 - 10/02 - 23/03 - 13/04

Our teams are at your disposal to answer all your questions.