If you are looking to go off-piste or take part in a number of other high mountain activities, ESF Avoriaz can provide fully qualified high mountain guides to show area in safety.
Have you always wanted to climb up to a summit, overnight in a mountain hut, spend a day at high altitude or discover the mountain beyond the busy pistes? Here are just some of the of activities available for you to try with ESF Avoriaz:
Do you like free ride skiing and exploring new area? In the Portes du Soleil, Courmayeur, verbier, Zermatt or Chamonix, the high-mountain guides of the Avoriaz ESF ski school will show you the most beautiful slopes the region has to offer with half-day tours for 1 to 6 people. Security equipment is provided by the guide (harness and transceiver).
Experience an incredible day with heli-skiing tours! A helicopter will take you to the Italian glaciers and their guides will show you the pristine slopes to discover new horizons. Tours take place in the Val Veni, just after the Mont Blanc tunnel, in a beautiful high-mountain setting. Activity for good skiers only (class 4), for groups of 4 people maximum. Security equipment is provided by the guide (harness and transceiver).
Get off the beaten track and discover new areas with our ski tours! Activities for good skiers only (class3). Security equipment is provided by the guide (harness and transceiver).
Conquer this memorable high-mountain ski route with a descent of more than 2000m! An activity for the family or with friends in a magnificent setting for groups of 2 to 8 people. Activity for good skiers only (class 3). Security equipment is provided by the guide (harness and transceiver).
Discover the wide-open spaces of Avoriaz and the “Portes du Soleil”, away from the pistes. Take your time and enjoy the heart of the forest or the middle of the field of powdery snow. Their snowshoeing hiking routes are open to all, adults and children of all levels. Equipment is provided. Field trip: half day (in the afternoon) or a full day!
Discover the wide open spaces of Avoriaz and the “Portes du Soleil”, pristine and free noise and traffic. Take your time to enjoy the heart of the forest in the middle of the field of powdery snow. Their hiking routes are open to all, adults and children of all levels. Equipment is provided. Field trip : half day (in the afternoon) or a full day !
Afghan walking is a technique of rhythmic breathing, synchronised with the walk in a way that brings stimulation and oxygenation of the body. Practiced in the heart of the Avoriaz mountains, discover a new experience of well-being.
Discover a fun and friendly way to escape and rediscover nature. Far from the crowds, cross-country skiing gives a feeling of freedom to all its followers. There are two different techniques: the skating one that offers sensations similar to those of skating or ice skating and the classical technique which is a slipped walk.
Group lessons, beginner or improvement (minimum 4 people). Private lessons are available on request at ESF Avoriaz. Please do not hesitate to contact us to discover more about this exciting activity that combines laser rifle shooting and cross-country skiing!
Specialised instructors trained to welcome guests with reduced mobility. Equipment is included in the course. Additional Information available at the ESF. Please book in advance to find out about availability and indicate the degree of disability. Several chairs are available depending on the disability.
For further information on any of these activities please enquire directly or visit their website using the links on this page.
Who should go...
Level: Intermediate | Advanced
Typical Duration: Half day | 1 day
Languages Spoken: English | French
Activities: Cross-Country Skiing | Handiski / Sit-Ski | Heli-Ski | Hiking / Walking | Mountain Walking | Ski Touring | Skiing | Snowboarding | Snowshoeing
Guides & Instructors: High Mountain Guides | Ski Guides | Ski-Touring Guides | Walking Guides
Suppliers of: Avalanche Safety Kit | Snowshoes
Open Seasons: Spring | Winter
Address: 83 Place Jean Vuarnet | Avoriaz | 74110