Ecole du ski

August 8, 2015
Rickards ZigZag ecole du ski

You will find below the answers to the questions we are most frequently asked.

General Questions

Will there be snow during my stay ?

Usually, no problem. The resort is fitted with snow canons and the ESF works hard to complete its mission to provide you with the best environment.

The weather looks terrible… what about my course?

It’s your call.. In any case, your instructor will be waiting for you at the meeting point
Make plan for the proper clothing and mask. The course will not be postponed nor reimbursed.

Will I be provided with proper gear ?

No, you must get your own.
You can get information at the ski shops of the resort and book your gear in advance (see. Partners on our web site)

Is access to the ski-lifts compulsory and free?

For certain courses of the ESF les Angles, the pass is not compulsory: collective courses novice children in the nursery school and first hours in private lessons for the people who have never practised the ski or the snowboard. For all other courses it is imperative to be provided with a ski lifts.
The ski lifts are not included in the price lrates of the ESF Angles. You can reserve if you wish your pass in advance via the web site of the station www.lesangles.com
N.B. : Take an ID picture with you if you need a pass for more than one day.

How can I go to the meeting points of the ESF?

There are free shuttles in the resort.
One stop is at the feet of the Chalet des Castors, from there, you can go to the meeting point mentioned on your course card; this stop is valid for the piou piou, ourson, flocon, 1*, 2*, private lessons courses.
Another stop is at the feet of the cable car Les Pélerins, from there you can go to the meeting point mentioned on your course card, this stop is valid for 3*, bronze star, gold star, competitive skiing, freestyle, teens/adults, snowboarding, and high level private lessons.

What is the maximum number of people per course ?

There are no regulations concerning the staff of the courts. In a qualitative concern, the E.S.F les Angles fixed to 10 the number of pupils for the courts Piou Piou and Garolou, and in 12 the number of pupils from the courts Ourson, although these figures can be occasionally overtaken.

What language do the instructors speak ?

Group courses are in French; nevertheless the instructor can translate for foreigners in English, Spanish or Catalan.
Private lessons are held in whichever of the four previous languages you want.

I will arrive at the resort after the beginning of the group courses, what course must I join?

We don’t accept anymore new students in some group courses Tuesday onwards and we will propose you private lessons.
About group courses for kids, feel free to ask the hostesses how to sort this out. They will usually propose your kid a group course according to availability.

I’d like to book courses for less than 6 days !

You can’t do it online.
This type of booking must be made by phone according to the availability at the ESF. You should get more information from our hostesses.

Booking

How can I book my courses ?

  1. on-line Sale: for the collective courses(prices) and Formulate Club only on ski pass going from Sunday or Monday till Friday (failed 6 days or 5 days)
  2. Mail: for the collective courses, the Formula Club, private lessons, the commitments, the group
  3. Phones: for the collective courses, the Formula Club, private lessons, the commitments, the group

Is it alright to book without payment ?

No, we will not send you the cards without your payment.

Can I book my courses by email ?

Are online sales secured? I am afraid of sending my bank card details over the internet…

Your bank details are processed via La Banque Populaire’s secure online payments system. This is the ESF’s official banker and you can trust them as much as we do!

When will payment leave my account?

he day of your online booking or for postal bookings, the day your lesson card is printed.

How can I pay at the ESF?

With a banker’s card, cheque, banker’s draft in € euros, chèques vacances (sent by recorded delivery). Cash payments may be made at the ESF office.

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