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Opening: from 10th December 2022 to 16th April 2023

Esf - Ski School


The strong points of the ESF :
- A multilingual team: English, Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish, Dutch.
- A multidisciplinary team: off-piste, snowshoeing, ski touring, freestyle, snowboarding, early childhood lessons are totally adapted to your desires.
- A young and dynamic team: 50 state-qualified instructors for quality learning in a good atmosphere.

From 3 to 99 years old, everyone will find a lesson adapted to their level within this internationally recognised structure: group or private lessons, for beginners or advanced levels, on the slopes or off-piste, etc.

The ESF instructors will share unforgettable moments with you and will transmit their passion for skiing and the mountains.


73640 Sainte-Foy-Tarentaise
E-mail address
+33(0)4 79 06 96 76
State diploma
Age restriction
3 years minimum


From 03/12 to 16/04
Opening hours on Monday and Sunday between 8.30 am and 6 pm.
On Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday between 8.45 am and 12.15 pm and between 2.15 pm and 6 pm.


TEENS 13-17 years
Beginner ski - group lessons from 115€
Ski group lessons from 115€
Performance course (After Gold Star) From 170€
Team Rider Course (After Silver Fleche) From 170€
Snowboard group lessons from 115€
Private lessons from 90€

Adults beginners group lessons from 115€
Adult ski group lessons from 115€
Off-piste course from 115€
Elite Course (For good skiers during the low season) from 170€
Private lessons from 90€


Sports activities
  • Winter sports
  • Ski
  • Snow-shoes
  • Telemark skiing
  • Downhill skiing
  • Ski hiking
  • Snow surfing
  • Free ride
  • Heliski
Spoken Languages
  •  German
  •  English
  •  Spanish
  •  French
  •  Italian
  •  Dutch
  •  Russian
  •  Portuguese


To see also

children ski courses with esf

The professionals at Club Piou-Piou promote learning to ski through play in a secure area: the Snow Garden. Children love it and parents can go skiing in complete peace of mind!

esf - snowshoes hike

The ESF offers a wide range of snowshoeing trips to discover the wonders of the mountains. Thomas, your specialist instructor, will share his passion for the mountains with you.
Snowshoe equipment included.

esf - touring ski

Enjoy the peace and quiet while taking in the fabulous views!
If you want to start or improve your ski touring skills, don't hesitate to book an instructor for an outing.

off-piste initiation with the esf

Sainte Foy is a benchmark for off-piste activity; His reputation is well established. In skiing, snowboarding or telemark, there are many itineraries, depending on your level and experience.

off-piste skiing with the esf: the monal

Notice to good skiers wishing to discover the area without going on the slopes, the ESF offers you to discover the heritage of Sainte Foy while skiing. Come and discover the listed village of Le Monal with, as a bonus, a tasting of local products!

raid randonnée with esf - (ski touring)

For ski touring lovers, the ESF offers an tailor made circuit, over one or several days, in the pristine areas of Sainte Foy Tarentaise. Between mountain and wild life, a change of scenery guaranteed.
Off-piste safety equipment included.

ski & fly with esf

Let yourself be tempted by an off-piste descent of the south face on virgin terrain with a splendid view of the Mont Pourri glaciers.
Or go for a day of heliskiing in Italy: an exceptional moment in a preserved environment.