Long term friend and diehard fan of the Mélèzes, Si Cooke of Rebel Alliance Snowboarding School, has been running his spring, summer and autumn camps out of the Mélèzes for a number of years. Si is qualified to ISTD level 4, is a current B.A.S.I trainer and examiner, a position held for 11 years and a current snowboard trainer for the ICE gap year trainee instructor program. His camps are aimed at intermediate to advanced snowboarders that want a three day shredathon of learning new skills, ironing out bad habits and meeting new friends all at a very reasonable price. He also offers guiding, hourly lessons and heli trips.

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We have worked with The Development Centre, Tignes for a number of years. They are a small independant British run ski and snowboard school with extremely experienced and knowledgeable instructors and guides. Offering everthing from beginners lessons to coaching of all levels to guiding in the back country and helidrops just over the border in La Thuile, Italy. TDC have instructors available in summer, autumn and winter.

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AIM Snowsports ski school provides safe, fun and enjoyable ski and snowboard lessons across Les Arcs, and Peisey-Vallandry. Private ski lessons can be accommodated for all levels, from beginner to advanced.

AIM’s instructors in Les Arcs and Peisey-Vallandry will make your ski lessons the highlight of your holiday. Their team are dedicated professionals, committed to sharing the enjoyment that snowsports can bring, in our stunning playground of Les Arcs.

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Long term TDC instructor and suffering partner of Ellie, Rab is available for Ski, Snowboard and Mountain bike guiding and lessons throughout the year. He is currently the only fully French certified British mountain bike guide and instructor based in Tignes and he also offers back country guiding in the surrounding areas. Rab has huge experience in coaching, guiding and instructing both on skis and bikes, having spent most of his life on both mainly in Scotland, France and the Aosta Valley, Italy. He is able to offer instructing from beginner level upwards plus guiding with local knowledge of trails/pistes in the surrounding area including the Aosta Valley. For info on winter ski lessons and coaching please contact TDC directly.

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€100 for half a day
€200 for a full day