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Magic Carpet for Beginners

 

Ski or Snowboard
From Beginner
To Advanced

At Les Elfes, our ski and snowboard instructors teach all ability levels, from complete beginners, who have never seen snow before in their lives to very advanced skiers. All equipment can be hired on campus: skis / snowboards, boots, wrist protectors and helmets, skiwear. All equipment is renewed on a regular basis.

From beginning of December until the end of April, Les Elfes offers several winter camp sessions, usually from 1 to 2 weeks long. Our winter camp is a ski and snowboard camp and combines the discovery and practice of skiing and snowboarding with optional language lessons. In addition, we offer daily changing exciting after-ski and evening activities.


  • IMG_2152Beginner Level
    Beginners will start on an easy slope, which is located very close to the center of the village.
    On the beginner slope, we use the “magic carpet” to go up. In small groups with qualified Les Elfes ski instructors, our newcomers will learn step by step first familiarizing themselves with the new equipment.
    At the end of one week, beginners will be able to do parallel turns on skis or snowboard fluently within the ski resort of Verbier.


  • DSC00399Intermediate Level
    Intermediate level skiers will go further up on the mountain and see many parts of the ski resort.
    They are comfortable on blue and red slopes and can ski parallel. Introducing advanced skiing techniques and black slopes.
    Intermediate level skiers will go further up on the mountain and see many parts of the ski resort. They are comfortable on blue and red slopes and can ski parallel. Introducing advanced skiing techniques and black slopes.


  • DSC07772Advanced Level
    Advanced skiers will do very dynamic skiing.
    They are comfortable on black slopes and will learn or improve carving techniques and dynamic short turns.
    They are able to ski itinerary runs such as Mont Fort and Tortin.
    Introduction into moguls and variable terrain.


Official Winter Camp Video:

The high altitude of the Verbier ski resort guarantees great snow conditions throughout the whole season. At Les Elfes we allow the young adults to express their individuality within a truly international circle. Each winter, we welcome over 45 different nationalities from all continents of the world.

DSCN0199Les Elfes Winter Camp ensures active participation, a very broad choice of exciting activities and a high degree of learning in a fun and very international environment, all by guaranteeing maximum safety through our caring & experienced staff. Campers will return home with great experiences, fantastic memories and lifelong friendships.

During the winter camps, the children will receive 6 hours of ski or snowboard lessons taught by our professional ski and snowboard instructors daily from 9am until 12.00 and then from 1 – 4 pm.
From the very beginners who have never seen snow before to the advanced ones who want improve their skills on the snow, Les Elfes will provide lessons for students of all levels.

DSC01055On top of the regular ski/snowboard lessons, multiple other snow and non-snow sports can be experienced during the stay at the camp during the after-ski and evening activities.

The campers will have the possibility to discover and practice a wide range of sports such as Sledging, torchlight walking, ice climbing, figure ice skating and ice hockey as well as swimming and playing squash. All these activities are fully supervised by Les Elfes trained staff.