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ESF High Mountain Guides, Avoriaz

Discover Avoriaz's off-piste with experienced High Mountain Guides

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:

FreeRide Skiing
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).

Heli-Skiing
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).

Ski-Touring
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). 

Vallee Blanche
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).

Snowshoeing
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!

Nordic Walking
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
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.

Cross-country Skiing
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.

Biathlon
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!

Handiski
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...

This is a good option for those that prefer not to ski but still want to discover the peace and tranquility on the mountains.


Location: Avoriaz


Style

Level: Intermediate | Advanced


Stats

Typical Duration: Half day | 1 day

Languages Spoken: English | French


Services

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


Facilities

Suppliers of: Avalanche Safety Kit | Snowshoes


Contact

Open Seasons: Spring | Winter

Address: 83 Place Jean Vuarnet | Avoriaz | 74110

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