About Disabled Skiing in Val d'Isere
Val d'Isere caters for disabled skiers. If you wish to have ski lessons, Oxygene Ski School and ESF have qualified instructors for disabled who can discuss the specific needs of each skier and advise on or provide equipment accordingly.
Oxygene Ski school offer a range of equipment including a Piloted Dual ski, Taxi Ski and a Dualski to help you enjoy the mountains either with an instructor or independently.
Ski-Lesson.com also offer private lessons for disabled skiers with morning, afternoon or full day options available. They are based out of number of ski shops around town, namely; Eskiador (Portillo Building), Snowberry and Iseran Sports and offer price discounts for booking on-line.
In terms of accommodation, the best thing to do is check with your tour operator or chalet owner about the facilities they provide for disabled visitors. Places which do have disabled facilities include:
Maeva or Pierre & Vacances Residence - Located at the entrance to the resort, in the La Daille quarter, 200 m from shops and a restaurant and 2 km from the centre of Val d'Isere. All apartments of the residence are comfortable, well furnished and equipped with modern amenities.
Pierre & Vacances Residence – Located in the resort centre. This residence, with its facades of wood and local stone, is ideally positioned close to the supermarkets, restaurants and the slopes. It offers comfortable guestrooms that are well equipped with a kitchenette, refrigerator and microwave.
Auberge Saint Hubert - Located in the heart of the mountain resort of Val d Isere, the hotel is only a few yards from the pistes, ski-lifts and the picturesque old village. The Auberge Saint Hubert offers a lively bar, a salon de thé with free after ski tea and a restaurant with exquisite cuisine serving regional Savoy specialities. The 28 rooms are comfortable and spacious, and most have a balcony with a village or mountain view.
Maeva Le Rond Point des Pistes - Situated at the base of the ski lifts in the heart of the village. The residence provides comfortable and well-furnished apartments, equipped with necessary amenities.
Disabled skiers, with a certificate of at least 80% disability, are entitled to 50% off Val d'Isere and Espace Killy public rate ski passes. Alpine resorts are all upping their game in making the mountains much more accessible to everyone, with better and more varied equipment and more specific qualifications for instructors.
Location: Val d'Isere Region
Activities: Handiski / Sit-Ski
Access: Disabled access