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ESF Mountain Guides, Val Thorens

Professional experienced guides offering Heliski, Telemarking etc

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One of the best ways to discover any ski domain is to hire a local mountain guide who knows the resort inside out. They will be able to guide you to the best and safest areas both off and on piste. 

ESF have over 200 instructors available to help make the most of your ski holiday. They are all qualified to the highest standard so you can rest assured you are in safe hands.

By hiring a guide you can get exactly what you want out of the mountain. The guide will tailor their tour to your specifications and ability. All guides speak English so you won't need to worry about any communication barriers. 

With ESF you can take advantage of a wide range of activities including Heliski and Telemarking. 

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Worth knowing

Avalanche safety equipment is provided free of charge when going off-piste.

Who should go

This is for experienced skiers that want to explore the best off-piste parts of the Three Valley's ski area in safety with an experienced mountain guide.


Visitor comments

  • "The guides always made sure we were safe, challenged even the best skiers and had an excellent knowledge of the off piste area, given that a couple of days visibility was difficult, this is important." - Trip Advisor
  • "I have taken 2 lessons of off-piste skiing with a fabulous ski instructor (Thierry GIGI). It was worth every cent! Kind, patient and passionate.​" ​ - Trip Advisor

What to bring

It is advised that you wear a helmet when going off-piste.


  • Suppliers of
  • Avalanche Safety Kit


  • Activities
  • Heli-Ski
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Telemarking
  • Events
  • Activities
  • Guides & Instructors
  • Ski Guides
  • Lessons
  • Adult Lessons
  • Childrens Lessons
  • Freestyle/Freeride Lessons
  • Off Piste/Backcountry Lessons
  • Private Lessons
  • Snowboard Lessons
  • Steep Skiing Lessons
  • Telemark Lessons


  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Address
  • Maison de Val Thorens
  • 73440