Cross Country Skiing

Who is Cross Country Skiing for?

Not necessarily a typical British pastime, Cross Country skiing can offer many pleasures both in the physical sense and in the discovery of natural beauty. 

For beginners or the more experienced and accompanied by an esf instructor, explore the surroundings of the resort on cross country ski trails adapted to your level and discover the beauty of the mountains.

  • Adults of all levels
  • Children from 4 years. 

Classic Cross Country Style

The skis used in the classic form of Cross Country skiing are long and narrow. They do not have metal edges and the central part is waxed for restraint or, failing that, fitted with scales as part of a tourism leisure practice.

This traditional technique, called classic, consists of moving forward in 2 parallel tracks. It is also called the alternative step technique, because the glide is done from one foot to the other.


Skating Cross Country Style

The skater's step, also called by its English name 'skating', is practised with smooth skis, without retention wax, to glide as best as possible over the entire length.

This style, which is akin to skating, more demanding than the classic, requires a certain physical condition.

Other Practices


The alliance of effort and precision!
Biathlon is a complete sport which combines physical effort and great concentration.

With passionate esf instructors, come and discover in groups or individually this incredible sport! Biathlon is lesser known to the British guests, however, due to the accessibility of the equipment and instructors it is now available to all. It is advisable to have some knowledge of Nordic skiing to start. Even though the style of skating is that of biathlon, it can be done just as well in classic skiing.


Forget the stress and the crowds, come and enjoy the snow while strolling at your own pace on snowshoes.

Supervised by esf professionals, discover the mountain, nature and the pleasures of the environment.  f
Discover the riches of the mountain in winter. Over a few hours of walking, our esf instructor will make you live an unforgettable moment.


For the nostalgic amongst you, the traditional art of telemarking is something worth trying.  

Invented in the 19th century in Norway, telemark is the oldest ski descent technique. Aesthetics and elegance characterise the controlled telemark turn.
Give yourself the means to grasp all the finesse of this gesture: Trust the esf specialists, they will give you the keys to effective and economical gestures!

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