Val Thorens ski schools Ski lessons, ski touring & mountain guides in Val Thorens

There are several Val Thorens ski schools ,ski touring and mountain guide companies each offering a comprehensive ranges of ski and snowbaording lessons for all ages and abilities. Val Thorens, with its ski-in, ski-out accommodation, is ideal for learning to ski and snowboard as the slopes, whilst at high altitude, offer progressive terrain and there are many inter-linking green and blues pistes which serve as the main ski area for beginner ski lessons and early intermediates.

Prosneige Ski School

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At a glance

  • Childrens lessons
  • Adult and children group lessons
  • Private ski lessons
  • Handiski
  • Snowboarding
  • Airbag - learning tricks
  • Guided ski tours
  • English speaking instructors

In detail

Prosneige is a ski and snowboard school offering private or group lessons in a variety of alpine disciplines - skiing, snowboarding, freestyle and handiski. For children, we offer ski lessons for those aged 3 and above.

If you want to improve your freestyle technique and learn some tricks, we have our own airbag where you can practice all sorts of jumps in safety.

We have 50 qualified ski and snowboard instructors from the National Ski and Mountaineering school(ENSA) who speak many languages including English, Italian, Danish, Spanish, Russian and German.

Val Thorens ski touring with a mountain guide

For good intermediates and experts, the guided off-piste tours are are not to be missed offering spectacular glacial views and deep powder.

To experience the full extent of what Val Thorens has to offer, book a guided ski tour with one of the expert local guides who will navigate you around the high mountain trails in safety taking you on an unforgettable adventure around the off-piste tours of the 6 Vanoise glaciers.

val-thorens snowboarding guide, extreme off-piste
guided ski tours on the gebroulaz glacier in val thorens

Pierre Lory

A beautiful off-piste itineary starting from the top of the Col chair lift and surfing down into the stunning Maurienne Valley.

Another popular area for off-piste skiing is in the Vallée des Encombres just above St Martin. It's renowned for its off-piste powder stashes and is the perfect place to explore with a mountain guide.

Gebroulaz glacier

This has to be one of best guided tours in Val Thorens and covers around 25km with a drop of 1700m all the way back to Meribel. From the Col de Thorens, you use skins for about 400m to reach the Aiguille de Polset which is where the decent along the side of the Gebroulaz glacier starts. The views of the Vanoise glaciers and the southern Alps are amazing from 3200m!

Summer activities

Some of the ski schools in Val Thorens operate during the warm summer months and offer plenty of activities for all ages such as....

Glacier walks

White water rafting

Guided via ferrata hikes

Mountain climbing with local guides


summer glacier tours in val thorens