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Ski Schools in Morzine


One of the questions we get asked a lot is ‘which is the best ski school in Morzine’. But firstly…

What’s it Like Learning to Ski in Morzine?

When it comes to lessons, the qualifications required to teach skiing or snowboarding in France are stricter than in other countries – so you know that you’re only going to be taught by the best! All instructors have a good level of English and you’ll be put into a group with people of similar ability.

Whether you’re brand new to skiing or an intermediate looking to finesse your skills, there are plenty of ski schools in Morzine offering private or group skiing lessons. Most of the ski schools offer packages – so you can pay for five days of lessons, or if you just want to spend a couple of hours perfecting your off-piste skills, you can purchase one-off lessons, too.

While Morzine is widely considered an intermediate’s playground, there is some fantastic territory for learners, too. Zone Debutant offers up some friendly green and blue runs (popular with Morzine’s ski schools), while windy tree-lined blues are ideal for learners looking for a gentle way to head back into town to visit one of Morzine’s many bars or restaurants.

In this guide, we’ll clue you into all the different ski schools in Morzine. From the French favourite Easy2Ride to the British Alpine Ski School (BASS), you’ll find all the big names here. You can usually book these ski schools online. Make sure to book ahead of your ski holiday to secure your place.


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The Best Ski Schools in Morzine

The best ski schools in Morzine are:

  • Easy2Ride Morzine – best ski school for small beginner groups
  • New Generation Ski and Snowboard School – best ski school for day lessons
  • BASS – best ski school for innovative, state-of-the-art teaching
  • Ski Beyond – best ski school for advanced skiers
  • PDS Snowsport – best ski school for tailored lessons

Read on to find out more about our favourite ski schools in Morzine

Our Top 5 Morzine Ski Schools: Everything You Need to Know

Want to know why we’ve chosen these ski schools are our favourites? Here’s why:

1. Easy2Ride Morzine

The best ski school in Morzine for small groups

With a maximum of six learners per group (beginners only), Easy2Ride instructors can pay close attention to the development of your technique even in a ski group. They pride themselves on providing lessons that are both attentive and fun – and to finish your week of ski lessons, there’s a celebration of your progression with a vin chaud or a hot chocolate!

Lessons at Easy2Ride last 2.5 hours Monday to Friday from 9.45am. The cost of ski lessons for a week varies on the time of year, but starts at 190.00€ in January, rising up to 298.00€ in February.

2. New Generation Ski and Snowboard School

The best ski school in Morzine for day lessons

With over 11,000 verified reviews on Feefo, New Generation Ski and Snowboard School is truly a five-star ski school. Not only are their ski instructors renowned for their attentiveness towards technique development, the company as a whole is great to deal with. Offering both group and private lessons, it’s possible to book a New Generation ski instructor for a day on a private hire basis – great for intermediate skiers looking for an intensive course to improve their technique.

Group lessons usually last 2 hours between 11.30am and 13.30am and cost around 280€. A private lesson for the day costs 550€.

3. BASS

The best ski school in Morzine for innovative, state-of-the-art teaching

Specially chosen for being certified to ISTD (International Ski Teaching Diploma) level 4, the instructors at BASS are known for their state-of-the-art teaching techniques. With teams across eight resorts in the alps, BASS is one of the biggest ski schools in operation in Morzine. From introductory courses to heliskiing adventures, BASS is great for beginners right through to adventure seekers.

BASS offers four day courses, which is great if you’d like free reign on your last day to do as you please. The four day course costs around 230€.

4. Ski Beyond

The best ski school in Morzine for advanced skiers

Ski Beyond is a fantastic ski school for experienced skiers that want to push boundaries ‘beyond’ the piste. From off-piste skiing and mogul skiing to budding tourers and those looking to become more aware of the dangers of avalanches, Ski Beyond isn’t a ski school for the faint-hearted. That said, they offer private lessons for those who want to get into the nitty gritty of their technique.

Groups of up to six people can book a private instructor and Ski Beyond offer sessions that start at either 9.15am, 11.30am or 2pm – so you can fit your lessons around your day.

5. PDS Snowsport

The best ski school in Morzine for tailored lessons

PDS Snowsport offer lessons for groups of four people, allowing them to tailor even group lessons to the individual requirements of the people in the group. With their private lesson offering, you benefit from a tailored lesson bespoke to you – and best of all, you can bring along a friend for free. All of the PDS Snowsport instructors are qualified up to level four standard and all speak English to a native standard, ensuring you get the absolute most out of your lessons.

PDS Snowsport offer flexible start times and lessons are available as 2 hour, 3 hour or full day slots. Group prices aren’t available at the time of writing but those looking for private lessons can expect to pay 200€ for two hours.

The Best Ski Schools in Morzine: a roundup

So, there you have it, the best ski schools in Morzine according to reviews and popularity are Easy2Ride, New Generation Ski and Snowboard, BASS, Ski Beyond, and PDS Snowsport.

Morzine’s ski schools offer something for everyone – from shaky-legged beginners through to thrill-seeking advanced skiers. Those staying at Chalet Heavenly benefit from a private resort chauffeur service, so we’ll get you to your lessons on time. Those staying at Chalet Blissful have access to the fantastic bus service that’s available in Morzine and the Port du Soleil ski region. Read our Morzine Guide for more information on resort transport.

Chalet Heavenly and Chalet Blissful offer the perfect base for groups and families of all abilities. Book today to secure the ski holiday of a lifetime.
 

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