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Freeride in Val Thorens

Discover and enjoy

Guided by ESI Ski instructors & High Mountain guides, you will enjoy exceptional moments on the most beautiful spots of Val Thorens.

Exceptional memories

Enjoy exceptional moments and keep track of your off-piste skiing succeses thanks to our application. Enjoy new content and share photos and videos with your friends.

Stay safe

In Off-piste skiing, safety is paramount. The "shovel, probe, ARVA" pack is compulsory. Our freeride instructors advise you and provide you with the equipment.

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Prices for off-piste session in Val Thorens

Tarif 💶

A partir de

180€ / person

A partir de 180€ / person

Horaires 🕒

Morning : 9h - 12h

Afternoon : 14h - 17h

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Alone with an experimented instructor

Knowledge of the terrain and safety

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Freeride in Val Thorens

Better off-piste experience with the Ski Family

The ESI Ski Family in Val Thorens allows you to enjoy the great outdoors, well beyond the ski area. Renowned for its off-piste and its peaks over 3000m, you will descend the most beautiful corridors of Les 3 Vallées sector

  Great freedom at a low price

Whether you are alone or in a small group, snowboarding or skiing, the price remains the same! The fresh snow of the Val Thorens glaciers is waiting for you.

  Instructors specialized in freeride

A magical discipline, freeride skiing and snowboardinf is also a risky activity. To fully enjoy it, it is better to be accompanied by one of our off-piste skiing experts and our high mountain guides.

  Dare to cross the lines !

Off the slopes, enjoy authentic, original and personalized content. The best tips from our off-piste instructors await you in our app.

Learning at the right pace
Welcome to Ski Family Val Thorens

A ski school to help you to develop a better relationship with your ski instructor. Our small team of ski instructors know their ski resort by heat. They are part of the International Ski School (ESI) network, which has brought together ski schools for more than 40 years.


Our instructors are state-certified professionals who wish to go further in the way of transmitting their passion. For them, the key to obtain the best teaching is an attention to individual details.

Kelly C.

Instructor in Val Thorens since 2016

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Meeting point in Val Thorens

Meet your ski instructor 5 minutes before the start of your course. The meeting point is at the bottom of Castor and Pollux lift. It is marked by an ESI banner and the presence of blue ESI jackets :)

If you want more information, do not hesitate to call us. Our team will be happy to guide you : 04 81 68 09 06

At the bottom of Castor and Pollux lift

Freeride in Val Thorens

Europe's highest resort offers huge off-piste possibilities; whether on skis, snowboard or ski touring. You can start from the mythical Péclet Glacier, one of the most beautiful views in the Alps, go down to Pralognan via the Gébroulaz pass, or tackle the West Face of Péclet if you are in great shape!

Enjoy off-piste in safety

Off-piste skiing remains an extreme sport which involves high risks and requires a confirmed level, a good knowledge of the mountain and safety rules. This is why our off-piste guides will remind you of all the safety measures, supervise you and provide you all the necessary equipment for a responsible practice.

Several formats are possible

The ESI Ski Family offers you the opportunity to enjoy powder snow and great outdoors on several options. You can practice alone, for personalised advice and special attention.

If there are several of you, you can also request one of our instructors for your private group.

If you wish to progress in off-piste for a whole week, our group lessons invite you to improve your technique in groups of 2 to 5 confirmed skiers or snowboarders.

Would you like more traditional ski lessons?

To continue to evolve on the piste, even at an advanced level, we offer several otions. You can choose to progress in private lessons. A ski instructor is then entirely dedicated to you. Would you prefer to meet people and learn in a group? Ski Family also offers group lessons for adults !