Skiing Portes du Soleil

Good Trails offers tailored ski lessons in Morzine, Les Gets & Avoriaz for all levels, from beginners to experts and for all ages, delivered by a fully qualified (ISTD French full cert) private ski instructor fluent in French and English. Our ski lessons can be customized to your individual needs; whether you want to learn safely the fun and joys of off-piste skiing, go on a weekend guided tour, or improve your technical skiing, we will work with you to achieve your goals.

Have a look at our availabilities in the table below to book your ski lesson for the next season. We advice to book in advance as time slots get booked up quickly especially morning lessons and lessons during the school holidays. If you have skied before we recommend to use your first couple of hours on the slopes to get back into the sport and plan your lessons afterwards so that you can get most out of your lesson. 

Prices & Booking

+33 (0)6 52 37 74 58,

All lessons are adapted 100% to your specific needs and goals, and include video and photo analysis.

Private Ski Lesson

£60 per person & hour
£10 per additional person.

Off Piste & Performance Training

Intermediate and advanced level
£200 half day per person
£10 per additional person.

Full Portes du Soleil Tour

Intermediate and advanced level
£360 full day per person
£20 per additional person

Second Language Test

Private Ski LessonOff PistePerformance TrainingSecond Language Test preparation

All bookings with Good Trails are subject to the following conditions. Contracts will be governed by, and construed and interpreted in accordance with English law.

Clients attending our courses must pay the appropriate fee in full, before joining the class. In the case of advance bookings, we will reserve your place for a maximum of 7 days from the date of issue of the proposal. Please return your remittance within this period to confirm your booking. No contract will exist until we issue a receipt, accepting your payment. Prices may be subject to revision. We accept payment by bank transfer, and check.


In the event of you cancelling your reservation, the following charges apply:

More than 6 weeks notice - 10% of fee
2 to 6 weeks notice - 50% of fee
1 to 2 weeks notice - 90% of fee
Less than 7 days notice - 100% of fee.
No refund will be given by Good Trails, in whole or in part, for unused lessons due to client late arrival, illness, accident, resort closure due to weather conditions or mechanical failure, or for any other cause outside the control of Good Trails.

Good Trails reserves the right to cancel its lessons for a variety of reasons. Full refunds of unused lessons will be made in this instance.

Course places are not transferable.

Good Trails does not insure its clients. You are obliged to insure yourself for third party liability. We recommend that you arrange an appropriate policy, which also includes personal, medical and rescue insurance, with a licensed agent.

All courses require a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 clients (8 clients for the Professional Programme, maximum 4 for the Mini Beginners) to allow the course to run for the specified duration. With fewer numbers, we can run some of our courses for a reduced time. We will offer you a conversion to private lessons in the case that the minimum numbers have not been reached; alternatively we will offer a full refund.

We are obliged to take into account the prevailing conditions and the standards of our clients. We, therefore, establish our programme of class times, venues etc. at the beginning of each week. These arrangements are always subject to alteration in the light of prevailing circumstances.

For reasons of safety, it is a condition of booking that you will respect the professional judgement of your instructor while you are in the class.

Clients should present themselves in a fit and safe condition for physical activity in the mountain environment.

If, at any time during your course, you have cause for complaint, you must let us know immediately and we will endeavour to address the situation, to your satisfaction.

About the instructor

Alain discovered his passion for skiing at the age of 6 and has spent his winters training for his career ever since. He especially enjoys off piste skiing and did a lot of off piste teaching in Chamonix while working for UCPA. He has been teaching skiing for over 12 years, and is teaching in France since 2004 after passing his Test Technique. Alain is half Irish and half French, has worked in Morzine for Easy to Ride and is working with The Snow Institute (TSI) since three years. He has got a lot of experience from learning off very gifted Instructors, and was able to gain the confidence and loyalty of several satisfied clients.

About the resort

Morzine, Avoriaz & Les Gets are part of the Portes du Soleil one of the biggest players in the world of skiing for the last 50 years, just an hour drive from Geneva. The Portes du Soleil enjoys exceptionally good snowfall from mid-November to the end of April, with an average of 7m83 of powder every year. Avoriaz offers a snowy world in the heart of the Portes du Soleil. Instead of cars, the pedestrianised resort has horse-drawn sleds. The quality and the range of the ski area is enough to impress the whole family. Les Gets is an accredited "Famille Plus Montagne" resort, where children are treated like kings! And thanks to its excellent location, access to the slopes in the Portes du Soleil is easy.

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About us

We spend the winter time in the Portes du Soleil in France, where we offer private ski lessons and performance courses. Our BASI level 4 private ski instructor is highly qualified and teaches in French and English. The aim of our ski lessons are to provide high quality ski coaching, customised to each customer’s needs, while at the same time exploring the area and having a good time. Through collaborations with local businesses such as great coffee places and creative hubs we create unique guided tours that are truly unforgettable.


132B Route du Cret
74110 Essert Romand
Haute Savoie, France

+33 6 52 37 74 58