Do you live in the Geneva area and are keen to progress your snowboarding or skiing this winter… or is it time to learn from scratch and join in the fun? This article gives you all the information you need; from lesson details, how to get to the ski slopes and where to stay.
The extensive Portes du Soleil ski area is situated about an hours drive from the center of Geneva, with the closest ski resorts in the Portes du Soleil network being Morzine, Avoriaz and Les Gets. These resorts, seen by many as the snowboard capital of Europe, are all high enough to be snow sure and are well equipped with snow cannons if needed. There are also many different snowparks in the area if you wish to progress your freestyle snowboarding. Here is some useful information to help you organise your visit:
MINT Snowboard School is a small team of British, or fluent English speaking, snowboard instructors all qualified to the highest level in the sport and providing high quality, professional snowboard instruction. Easy to understand techniques are provided with fun focused coaching for all levels, from beginner to pro freestyler! We offer tuition in both English, French, Italian, German & Spanish. For Information on snowboard lessons & coaching check out our website.
We recommend several ski schools depending on what area of the Portes du Soleil you wish to take lessons: