Off-piste tuition and guidance

Off-piste tuition and guidance - ZigZag Ski School - ESI Samoëns


Improve your off piste technique with an expert English speaking instructor while exploring the Grand Massif’s hidden powder spots.

Off piste tuition is suitable for intermediate and advanced skiers who would like to improve their technique on ungroomed terrain and in powder.

Whether you’re venturing off piste for the first time or you have years of experience, our instructors are here to improve your fluidity, control and confidence off piste.

The ZigZag difference :
- Top of the line ‘ARVA’ brand equipment lent free of charge to each participant (shovel, probe, avalanche beacon, backpack)
- Engaging, fully French qualified English speaking instructors
- Flexible itineraries changed according to weather conditions and your level of experience
- Confidence-boosting for nervous off piste beginners
- We can take you anywhere – Grand Massif, Chamonix, Courmayeur, Switzerland, Vallée Blanche, Haute Route, heliskiing and more

Security is our strength and our team is made up of highly respected local professionals who grew up in the Alps and know them intimately. You’ll feel secure guided and tutored off piste with a highly trained English speaking local professional.

Every time we take you off piste, we’ll equip you with up-to-date avalanche equipment including an ARVA avalanche victim detector, probe, shovel and backpack. Education saves lives so we also provide safety equipment training so you know how to deal with an emergency off piste.


From 23/12 to 15/04, daily between 8.30 AM and 7 PM.

Subject to snow conditions.


4hr session: €250 for 1-4 pers (+ €50 per additional participant).
Full day €350 for 1-4 pers (+ €50 per additional participant).


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ZigZag école de ski

126 Grande Rue

74340 Samoëns

Latitude : 46.08448

Longitude : 6.724037

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