Meeting points for lessons

esf les contamines
esf Les Contamines is divided into 3 zones: depending on the course you have chosen, you will have to go to one of these meeting places :

  • L'Etape (intermediate ski lift station) 1500: Meeting point at altitude, accessible by ski lift. Please allow 15 minutes for the ski lift ascent to reach the course meeting point. NB: During busy periods, there may be a wait to get on the gondolas.
  • Les Loyers (during French school holidays): Located in the village. This is the beginners' area, right next to La Galipette kindergarten. There is a car park just below the kindergarten, on the way out of the village towards Notre Dame de la Gorge.
  • Le Parc Nordique: This is the meeting point for cross-country skiing and biathlon courses , halfway between the Montjoie and La Gorge cable cars. There is a car park and shuttle bus stop.

Hauteluce-val joly
  • There is only one meeting point for lessons in the Hauteluce sector. The ESF chalet at La Ruelle.
  • Access to the meeting point is via the La Ruelle ski lift from Belleville 1200 (car park), a few kilometres from the village of Hauteluce.