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ESF Alpe D'Huez

Place Joseph Paganon, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
+33 4 76 80 31 69
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Caroline B - great instructor

Caroline was our ski school instructor for the week and she was great. Very patient but pushed us... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2018
Tracey C
,
Bristol, United Kingdom
via mobile
Unhelpful instructor

So this was my first time skiing and an absolute beginner. Within the first 2 hrs of the lessons... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
J_fleur84
,
Manchester, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
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Place Joseph Paganon, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
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+33 4 76 80 31 69
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Caroline was our ski school instructor for the week and she was great. Very patient but pushed us to come out of our comfort zone which helped us do some reds on our last day (even though the weather wasn’t great)

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Reviewed 26 February 2018

So this was my first time skiing and an absolute beginner. Within the first 2 hrs of the lessons the instructor Ludo turned around and basically said I should look to get private lessons as i'll slow the group down. This really dented my confidence...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018

This is our fifth year with ESF. We have been very happy with them so far. Great ski school, well organised, excellent instructors.

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

Generally nice people, but because the requirement to become a ski instructor in France is to be a good ski racer, most childrens' instructors are bored, and not great with children. By all means pay the ESF so you can have a bit of time...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

ESF continues to excel in terms of keeping our children enthusiastic and technically improving their skiing. The staff are very helpful right from booking (we had to change our meeting point - no problem!), through to organisation on the slopes (our boy changed group -...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We had 5 people in 4 different morning classes. Me at 2 star adult, my two boys (9,11) at 1 star children, my daughter (7) at Flocon and my wife at adult beginner. It was our first time skiing and we were all pushed to...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

We were ASL led group working with 3hr French Ski school lessons . Big Ski area superb grade runs knowledgeable instructors and gauged the levels of the groups of school children. Previous snow experience and dry slope instruction progression before their ski week. ALL instructors...More

Thank Alan C
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

My 5 year old daughter confidently skied green runs after a week of morning lessons. The instructors made it fun to learn. Only complaint was the lack of English spoken but that didn’t stop her learning!

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Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Spent a week at Club Med and signed up for level 3 snowboarding with David Guerre as the instructor. Given I started boarding 20+ years ago on a alpine board and while I did switch to freestyle 10+ years ago my technique needed to be...More

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Reviewed 31 January 2018

I had an awesome experience using ESF as a beginner at Alpe D’Huez, Ludo was firm, fair and an exceptional instructor who made every day fun and despite all the falling over, built my confidence and skill more than I could ever had imagined on...More

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emilypoole84
5 January 2018|
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Response from Martha B | Reviewed this property |
Hi, If it is your LO first time skiing then book chalet des enfants - they have ski instructors and assistants to help the little one familiarise with the snow and skis. It was my LO first time and all the children enjoyed... More
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