FAQ Sainte Foy en Tarentaise

Can I choose my ski instructor in Sainte Foy ?

You will find on our website the portrait of each ski instructor who teaches in Sainte Foy Tarentaise. You can definitely aim for one of our ski instructor. We will register your choice and do everything possible to respect it.

Where is the meeting place in Sainte Foy ?

At Sainte Foy, the ski school meeting point is in front of the Snocool office. Our office is the chalet on the “front de neige” next to the restaurant “Maison à colonnes”. With private lessons you have the choice. Give us your instructions we will come to you where you want the instructor to meet: accommodation, mountain restaurant or other options…

Can I take snowboard lessons in Sainte Foy ?

All Snocool instructors are holding the highest winter snowsports qualification and are trained to teach snowboard lessons. At Snocool, some instructors have snowboarded from the very beginning and they are still passionated. They will teach you to snowboard like a pro …

What is the cost for a skiing lesson in Sainte Foy ?

One hour of ski lessons in Sainte Foy Tarentaise costs 55 euros. This price is valid for one person and whatever time slot you choose. If you want to share a class with one or more friends it will cost 10 euros more per hour and per additional person.

What is the difference between Snocool and l’ESF ?

Two of the differences between the Snocool ski school and the ESF are:
1-The number of children in ski lessons. At Snocool, ski school classes are limited to 6 children maximum per instructor…
2-No review at the end of the week but continuous control throughout the week. Medal and certificate of level are offered and awarded during a small ceremony between children and instructors. Parents are of course invited …

Do you give freestyle skiing lessons in Sainte Foy ?

Thanks to its playful natural terrain Sainte Foy ski area is perfect to practise backcountry freestyle skiing. In Sainte Foy the snowpark is a natural embankment, a giant half-pipe created by Mother Nature or a powdery snow ramp perfect for flying in a beautiful and masterized back flip. As a bonus, soft landing, advice to fans …

Is Snocool an international ski school ?

Snocool is affiliated with the International Ski School Union also known as SIMS. This union brings together 1800 ski instructors in 95 ski schools, mostly in France but also with some ski school abroad …

Can I choose my ski off-piste guide ?

We do everything to make your holidays a success and choosing the off-piste ski guide or the instructor with whom you want to ski is one of the advantages we offer you during your ski holidays in Sainte Foy

Where can we do some freeride in Sainte foy ?

Sainte Foy is synonymous with freeride skiing right? At Sainte Foy Tarentaise from the top of “Aiguille” chairlift the choice is vast. Almost 360 degrees of possibilities … Wherever your eyes are, there will surely be a freeride route. Among the possibilities you will find the black run of Moriond and Crystal Dark. These two ungroomed black runs are really worth skiing after a fresh snowfall

Sainte Foy is synonymous with freeride skiing right? At Sainte Foy Tarentaise from the top of “Aiguille” chairlift the choice is vast. Almost 360 degrees of possibilities … Wherever your eyes are, there will surely be a freeride route. Among the possibilities you will find the black run of Moriond and Crystal Dark. These two ungroomed black runs are really worth skiing after a fresh snowfall

What are the group lessons hours for kids ?

For children’s ski school we offer two slots. In the morning from 9:00 to 11:45 and in the afternoon from 14:15 to 17:00. Be careful, outside of the school holidays, the morning group classes start at 9:15 am and end at noon.

How to be sure that we will ski with people of our level ?

To be sure to ski with other skiers of your level, you must first know where you are in our ski level chart. If you have any doubt, do not hesitate to contact us directly to explain more precisely, what is your experience on skis, what are your goals and expectations. Then it will be up to us to find the group that best fits your criteria

Do you offer private lessons for adults ?

For adults we have created private lessons giving way to “tailored”. Possibility of freely choosing a time slot, possibility also to take the number of hours of lessons which suits you the best and possibility of organizing your meeting point with your ski instructor at the place of your choice … Then during the course your instructor will be listening to best meet your expectations! Finally, you can also decide where you would like your instructor to leave you at the end of the course if it can help you join family or friends …

Do you allowed heliskiing in Sainte Foy ?

Stuck on the Italian border, Sainte Foy ski resort, allows quick access to the border. It is possible to leave Sainte Foy by helicopter and cross the border to make one or more heli flights on the Italian peaks before skiing directly to Sainte Foy.

Do you give telemark lessons in sainte foy ?

Our Telemark instructors based at Sainte Foy are eagerly waiting for you to discover this spectacular sport that is at the origin of skiing. Practiced with soft bindings to lift the heel, telemark is the ancestor of alpine skiing and has existed for several hundred years.

Do you organize snowboard off-pistes rides ?

Sainte Foy is a paradise for snowboarders aiming to go off-piste. Our guide’s team based in Sainte Foy will take you to discover easy accessible routes from the top of the chair lifts. Great descents of 1500 vertical meters of powder snow await you.

What languages are spoken by your ski instructor in sainte foy ?

The Sainte Foy instructors team speaks no less than 8 languages including French, English, Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Russian.