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Information about Ski School & Ski Lessons in Chatel

Information about ski school in Chatel. We recommend that you book early in order to avoid disappointment. Please contact holidays@white-peak.com to discuss your ski school requirements.

Richard Mathonnet

Richard Mathonnet

We are proud to work alongside Richard Mathonnet who is a private instructor who has been here in Chatel for over 20 years. He is a fully experienced and trained mountain guide who is English speaking. He works alongside a team of very experienced and qualified instructors who are able to provide a personal and professional service tailor made to your group requirements. Whether you are a complete beginner, advanced skier or boarder looking for a challenge he will be able to provide you with the appropriate level of tuition.

Prices are based on number of people in a group and number of hours – 1 person 1 hour 55€

*Please contact us direct and we can help to co-ordinate your lesson schedule. Places are limited. Please book early to avoid disappointment.


International Ski School Classes ESSI - Winter 09/10

International Ski School Chatel

Tel./Fax 33 (0)4 50 73 31 92
33 (0) 6 76 41 90 64
www.esichatel.com
admin@esichatel.com

Favoured for their small class sizes and easy meeting points they offer a range of lesson packages allowing skiers and boarders of varying ability to co-ordinate lessons at the same time.


Ski Guiding – Adults – Discover the Portes du Soleil - 80.00€ - per person
Saturday or Sunday 9.00am – 17.00pm
Discover 650km of pistes in 11 resorts throughout the Portes du Soleil domain
3 – 6 people per group
A Portes du Soleil ski pass is needed.
** all skiers must be able to comfortably ski a red run.

Ski - Adults 5 x mornings 99€ -118.00€ - Adult beginners Monday - Friday
You will learn basic skiing techniques and also learn how to use the ski lift
Maximum class size of 8
Video analysis
5 mornings Mon - Fri from 9.00-11.00 -99€ or 11.00-13.00 – 118€
A Chatel ski pass is advised for beginners
A Portes du soleil ski pass is recommended  for class 1,2 and 3

Ski - Adults 6 x afternoons 125.00€ - Sunday – Friday
Six afternoons ski lessons Sun - Fri 2.30 till 4.30 (3-5 start after 2nd week Feb)
Classes are available for beginners through to competition level
Maximum class size of 8
Video analysis
Ski tests at the end of the week

Ski - Children 5 x Mornings Age 6+ 99.00€ Mon - Fri 9.00-11.00
Ski - Children 5 x Mornings Age 6+ 118.00 Mon – Fri 11.00-13.00
Classes are available for beginners through to competition level
Maximum class size of 10
Video analysis

Ski - Children  6 x Afternoons Age 6+ 125.00€
Six afternoons ski lessons Sun - Fri 13.00-15.00
Classes are available for beginners through to competition level
Maximum class size of 10
Video analysis
Ski tests at the end of the week

Ski - Children 5 x Mornings Age 4&5  125.00€ Mon - Fri 9.00-11.00
Ski - Children 5 x Mornings Age 4&5 145.00
Mon – Fri 11.00-13.00
Maximum class size 6
Classes are available for beginner through to crystal level
Chatel ski pass necessary for 5 years old

Ski - Children 6 x Afternoons Age 4&5 160.00 Sun – Fri 13.00-15.00.
Six afternoons from Sun - Fri 2.30 till 4.30
Maximum class size 6
Classes available for beginners through to crystal level.
Chatel ski pass necessary for 5 years old

Snowboard Guiding – Adults – Discover the Portes du Soleil - 80.00€ - per person
Saturday or Sunday 9.00am – 17.00pm
Discover 650km of pistes in 11 resorts throughout the Portes du Soleil domain
3 – 6 people per group
A Portes du Soleil ski pass is needed.
** all boarders must be able to comfortably ride a red run.

Snowboard – 6 x Afternoons - Surf Loisir 130.00€  
6 afternoons Sun to Fri 13.00-15.00
Different classes from beginner to expert in group of up to 10 boarders
Video analysis
Meeting point at the foot of the pistes (Pré La joux)

Snowboard – 5 x Mornings Surf Passion 125.00€ 
5 mornings Mon – Fri 9.00-11.00 99€ or 11.00-13.00 125€
Different classes from beginner to expert
Maximum group size of 8
Video analysis
Meeting point at the foot of the piste (Pré La Joux)

Freeride and bumps clinic
5 x mornings, Monday to Friday, 9am to 12pm – 160€
For novice or experienced off-piste skiers who are ready to discover new territory, couloirs, steeps, powder and bumps!
Hire a professional in total confidence and experience the ultimate in riding!
Avalanche transceivers included..
Small group of 4 to 6 persons.
A Portes du Soleil ski pass essential

Race Clinics – Mon – Wed 12.00-15.00 – 120€
For ages 14+ (confident skiers): For 3 days you’ll have the opportunity to explore and log some time through the gates. Our focus is on fun and attaining fundamental skills that make sound skiers and speedy racers!
Race Clinic Training Activities
* Carved Turn Technique
* Racing tactics-timing and line - G.S and Slalom
* Gate drills
* Video analysis
* Race starts
Experienced, certified race coaches.

Adult Levels

Debutant

Green slopes never skied or seldom

Class 1

Blue Slopes - you know how to snowplough turn and take the lift

Class 2

Red slopes - stem and parallel turns

Class 3

Black slopes - bumps, powder, steep slopes

Children Levels

Souris 

First time beginner skiers - will start to learn how to snow plough

Cristal

Green runs never skied, seldom - snow plough and linked turns

Cristal Bronze

Green and blue Slopes - snowplough turn and take the ski lift

Cristal D'Argent

Blue and red Slopes - learn how to stem and parallel turns

Cristal D'Or

Red slopes - you know how to stem and parallel turn

Cristal De Diamant

Black slopes - bumps, powder, steep slopes

International Ski School - Private Lessons

We can pre book private lessons with the International ski school. Lessons are available in 2 hr slots 9.00-11.00 and 11.00-13.00 and are available for skiers and boarders of all levels in groups of 1 – 8 people.

Prices are as follows
1 hour for 1person 45€ - 7€ extra per person
2 hours for 1 person 80€ - 10€ extra per person
2.5 hours for 1 person 100€ - 12€ extra per person

*Lessons are subject to availability, please contact us for more information and book early to avoid disappointment.

BASS Chatel – British Alpine Ski and Snowboard School

BASS Chatel

Tel +33 (0)457 264 175
Mob +33 (0)611094893 or +44 (0)1479841758
Chatel@britishskischool.com

BASI qualified instructors ISTD and trainers of ski instructors for BASI.

All our teachers and office staff are fluent English speakers (If you count Scottish!) and I speak French and German and Spanish too but all our lessons are in English only

All meeting points are from Pre La Joux

Flying Start – Adult Beginner Class
Course Format: 4 x 2h - Consecutive days - Start Day: Monday, 9:15 - 11:15 (British School holiday periods only)
Number of clients: Min 3, Max 6
Cost: £159
Especially for beginner skiers, these courses ensure that you develop safely and help you to get the most fun from your holiday. We understand your anxieties and frustrations and we provide the solutions!

Next Step – Adult Refresher Class
Course Format: 4 x 2h - Consecutive days - Start Day : Monday, 9:15 - 11:15 (British School holiday periods only)
Number of clients: Min 3, Max 6
Cost: £159
For skiers who have skied on dry slope only, have limited ski experience or have maybe skied many years ago. This course will refresh the basics on the nursery area before moving onto blue slopes.

Improving Parallel – Adult Intermediate Class
Course Format: 3 x 2h - Alternate days - Start Day : Monday
Number of clients: Min 3, Max 6
Cost: £109 (in resort booking price 139€)
For skiers who are comfortable on blue and easy red slopes using a little snowplough to start the turn and easily matching to parallel during the turn. The course will develop your turning skills and tactics to move towards more fluent parallel skiing and more challenging terrain.

Perfecting Parallel – Adult Course Format: 3 x 2 Hours - Mon, Tues & Thurs
Number of clients: Min 3 Max 6
Cost: £109 (in resort booking price 139€)
For skiers who are comfortable on red slopes using rough parallel turns in most situations.

Beginner Classes – First Time Junior Class
Course Format: 5x 2h - Consecutive days - Start Day : Monday, 9:15 - 11:15 (British School holiday periods only)
Number of clients: Min 3, Max 6
Cost: £159 (in resort booking price 199€)
Courses for Junior Skiers skiing for the first time. This course helps them to balance while sliding on the flat, to form a snow plough with their skis, develop turning under control and discover the joy of skiing. The BASS Chatel Junior programme accepts children from 7 years of age.

Skier Green – Junior Beginners Class
Course Format: 5x 2h - Start Day : Monday, 9:15 - 11:15 (British School holiday periods only)
Number of clients: Max 6 Clients
Cost: £159 (in resort booking price 199€)
Courses for Junior Skiers who can make a controlled descent of a green run. This course helps them to flow more smoothly, increasing the fun for less effort.
The BASS Chatel Junior programme accepts children from 7 years of age.

Skier Blue 1 – Junior Intermediate 1 Class
Course Format: 5x 2h - Consecutive days - Start Day : Monday, 11:30 - 1:30 (British School holiday periods only)
Number of clients: Min 3, Max 6
Cost: £159 (in resort booking price 199€)
Courses for junior skiers who can make a controlled, unaided descent of a blue run using snowplough turns. This course helps them to use their skis and the slope more effectively. This increases the fun from each day. These skiers may hold the level 3 UKSA award

Skier Blue 2 – Junior Intermediate 2 Class
Course Format: 5x 2h. - Consecutive days - Start Day : Monday, 11:30 - 1:30 (British School holiday periods only)
Number of clients: Min 3, Max 6
Cost: £159 (in resort booking price 199€)
Courses for junior skiers who can ski confidently on a blue run, letting the skis become parallel before the end of the turn. These skiers may have skied carefully on easy red runs. This course helps them to develop towards parallel skiing and the joy of flowing elegantly. These skiers may hold the level 4 UKSA award.

Skier Red 1 – Junior Advanced Skier Class
Course Format: 5x 2h - Consecutive days - Start Day : Monday, 11:30 - 1:30 (British School holiday periods only)
Number of clients: Min 3, Max 6
Cost: £159 (in resort booking price 199€)
Courses for junior skiers who can make a free flowing descent of blue and easy red runs. They will ski parallel on easier terrain. This course helps them become more effective and safer on steeper slopes and at higher speeds. The tactics of these situations are explored. These skiers may hold the level 5 UKSA award.

Parent and Child beginner Ages 3-5
Course Format:
5 x 2 hrs consecutive days - Consecutive days - Start Day : Monday, normally 11.30 - 1.30
Number of clients: Min 4 Max 6
Cost: £159 (in resort booking price 199€)
The goal is to introduce children of 3 & 4 yrs old to skiing and the mountain environment allowing them to fall in love with skiing. On this course each child will be accompanied by and adult which can be a parent or nanny. A qualified ski teacher will direct a mixture of play and learning activities designed to engage the children in skiing activities. Both adult and child will be fully involved in the learning experience. This will also help adults build confidence in assisting practise time outside the lesson hours. Adults that are competent skiers are welcome to join on skis and those that have not skied before or do not feel comfortable on skis can join in on foot. Please note that children under 5 do not need ski passes.

Freshies – Snowboarding
Course Format:
4 X 2 hours - Mon, Tues, Thu & Fri
Number of clients: 2 - 6
Cost: £175
Very first time on a board, or would like to start again.

New School – Snowboarding
Course Format:
4 x 2 hours - Mon, Tues, Wed & Fri
Number of clients: 3 Min - 6 Max
Cost: £175
Starting to turn, but without rhythm or confidence

Riders – Snowboarding
Course Format: 3 x 2 hours - Mon Wed & Fri
Number of clients: Min 2 - Max 6
Cost: £144
Linking turns, but wanting new challenges, and to explore new terrain

BASS Private lessons
Course Format: - Anytime , between 9:15 and 5:00
Number of clients:
Cost: £65 per person- Add £10 per hour for each additional person. note:Low season reduction £10 per hour.
Any client attending a group lesson with us is ENTITLED TO A SPECIAL DISCOUNT on private tuition of £10 per hour 2 people for the price of 1 (ie £68 per hour instead of £78 per hour for 2)


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