ESI, international ski school in France & Switzerland

The ESI has been around for more 45 years; we now count 70 schools in 2 countries and about 1200 ski instructors in our federation.  With the ESI, you can be sure that you are part of a network of professionals who will look after you every need...

The ESI has been around for more 45 years; we now count 70 schools in 2 countries and about 1200 ski instructors in our federation. 
With the ESI, you can be sure that you are part of a network of professionals who will look after you every need and adapt their teaching to provide a personal and tailor made skiing adventure. 

 

  • Small size group
  • 1200 expert and passionate instructors
  • Listening and personalized advice

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Medals are included in group lessons

Medals are included in group lessons

Getting their medal is a key moment in the week for your child, an integral part of their achievement! At the ESI we do not ask you to pay any extra, the medal is included in group lessons !

Our quality Charter

Our quality Charter

5 good reasons for choosing the ESI : 

• Small Groups for better learning 

• Expert and enthusiastic instructors to accompany you. 

• Attentive instructors and personnalised teaching. 

• Medals are Included in group ski and snowboard lessons 

• Internationally recognised medals 

 

Ski clothing rental

Ski clothing rental

You are going to ski this winter, and you or your children are not yet equipped with suits, jackets and other accessories? Les Petits Montagnards offers you to rent them! Economical & ecological, this solution also allows you to change your look every season, with recognized brands such as Rossignol, Columbia, Roxy, Quiksilver, Haglofs, Burton, Sorel, Racer... and many others, for children from 1 year old to adults size 3XL.

But also in summer

But also in summer

New: ESI offers you a wide range of activities during your summer vacations. 

Whether you are a thrill seeker or looking for a new and unusual experience, discover our selection of new trendy sports this year.

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Our blog

Find all the news about ESI and much more on our blog. 

  • Fauna and flora
10 things you didn't know about snow

10 things you didn't know about snow

Snow is much more than just a meteorological phenomenon. It hides fascinating mysteries and unsuspected curiosities. Discover 10 amazing facts about snow that will dazzle you with their uniqueness and complexity.

  • Ski news
Ski safety tips for an accident-free vacation

Ski safety tips for an accident-free vacation

Holidays in the mountains offer thrilling moments on the ski slopes. However, to avoid accidents, it's crucial to follow some best practices. Explore our safety tips for a worry-free vacation:

ESI, Skiing's craftsmen

The professionals who form the core of the ESI are committed to providing a high-quality service. Smaller group sizes, for example, guarantee higher quality instruction as well as better relations between students and instructors.