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The Avoriaz Alpine Ski School main meeting point - THE HUT - is perfectly situated on the Avoriaz Plateau between La Folie Douce & le Yeti. We have an on-snow meeting point chalet, and a private area for starting and finishing lessons. From here we have instant access to beginner runs, easy blue runs, hard blue runs, red runs, black runs and off piste. For private lessons, our instructors can meet you elsewhere around Avoriaz if you prefer, although THE HUT is the ideal location for most.
For some lessons (e.g. beginner lessons with clients coming up Prodains lift) we can meet you at THE TOP OF THE PRODAINS LIFT. Please check your booking confirmation email to see if you are meeting at THE HUT or at the TOP OF PRODAINS LIFT. When you get to the top of the Prodains lift, come up the escalator, turn right at the top and walk out onto the snow. If you walk 30 metres across to the bottom of the Plateau chairlift, your instructor will meet you there.
You can easily access our meeting point HUT from Morzine. Choose your starting point below for further details on how to find us. We recommend downloading the Avoriaz Up/Down mobile app for piste maps, live status of lifts and pistes openings, queue times, SOS calls and recommended attractions.
Instructions from Morzine via PRODAINS
1) Bus or Drive to Prodains
2) Take Prodains Gondola
3) Walk 30 metres from top of Prodains to bottom of Plateau chair Lift
4) Get off Plateau, turn right and ski 100 metres to our meeting point (look for green & purple flags, beside Folide Douce)
If you are staying in Morzine, you can easily access the Avoriaz Plateau via the Prodains gondola lift. There are regular, free shuttle buses which drive from central Morzine to Prodains and pick up and drop off along the way. There is also plenty of parking at Prodains, which is approximately 6 euros for a days skiing.
The Prodains Express gondola takes 4 minutes to reach Avoriaz. From the top of the lift, walk 30 metres across to the bottom of the Plateau bubble lift and get on it, which will take you to a stones throw from our meeting point hut, where you will see large green and purple flags, beside the lively Folie Douce bar and restaurant.
We recommend starting the lesson at our hut, however, if you prefer, our instructor can meet you at the top of the Prodains Gondola.
Please double check the meeting point on your booking confirmation. Does it say 'Ski school office' or 'Top of Prodains/Bottom of Plateau lift'?
Instructions from Morzine via ARDENT
1) Bus or Drive to Ardent
2) Take Ardent Bubble lift
3) Ski 100 metres from top of Ardent Bubble lift to Lindarets 4-seat chairlift
4) Get off at top of Lindarets Chairlift, skate 20metres across flat and ski 200m of blue run down onto Avoriaz Plateau
5) You will see our meeting point on the left (green & purple flags, beside Folie Douce)
From Morzine, you can also access the Avoriaz Plateau via Ardent. There are free shuttle buses from central Morzine to Ardent, although they only run once every 30 minutes. If you have a car, there is free parking at Ardent, which as around a 10-15 minute drive from Morzine.
Take the Ardent bubble lift, which will take you up the Lindarets village. Get off the Ardent bubble and ski across 70metres to the bottom of the Lindarets 4-seat Chairlift. Take this chairlift and at the top, get off and skate forward 20 metres where you will be able to see down onto the Avoriaz Plateau.
You will need to ski about 200 metres of Blue run to get down onto the Plateau, and you will see our meeting point and flags on the left, beside the Folie Douce Bar & Restaurant. Be aware, on busy weeks, this short section of blue run can get a bit crowded.
If your lesson starts at 09:15, taking this route is a bit tighter for time. If in doubt, please liaise with our office who will be happy to help you plan your trip to our meeting point.
If the Lindarets Chairlift isn't open, the Prolays 6-seat chairlift will also take you the right direction. Turn right at the top and continue along the easy blue run on the ridge top until you see the top of the Lindarets ad Proclou chairlifts, where you will turn left to get down onto the Plateau.
Intructions from Morzine via SUPER MORZINE
1) Take Super Morzine bubble from centre of town
2) Get off at top and ski down 50 metres to bottom of Zore chairlift.
3) Take Zore chairlift and at top, get off and go straight ahead.
4) Ride easy green run for 5 scenic minutes until you reach bottom of Proclou Chairlift
5) Take Proclou chairlift, get off at the top and turn right
6) Slide 200 metres down on the blue run onto Avoriaz Plateau - you will see our meeting point on the left.
If you don't have a car or prefer not to take a bus, you can get on the Super Morzine Bubble lift from the centre of Morzine. At the top, you can ski down 50 metres to the bottom of the Zore 4-seat Chairlift. Take the Zore chairlift, get off at the top and the slide straight ahead on the easy green run (enjoy the views!) for 5 minutes until you reach the bottom of the Proclou Chairlift. Take the Proclou chairlift and when you get off at the top, turn right and ski down onto the Avoriaz Plateau. After around 200m on the blue run, the slope will flatten off onto the Plateau and you will see our meeting point on the left beside the Folie Douce.
Instructions from AVORIAZ
Avoriaz is a small pedestrianised resort and if you are staying up here, you will be no further than 10-15 minutes from our meeting point.
From the centre of town beside the Carrefour and Tourist Office, take the Drumonts drag lift and at the top, you will see our meeting point on your left
If you are lower in the town, take the Plateau Bubble lift, turn right at the top and slide 100 metres to our meeting point beside Folie Douce
Alternatively you can ski down to le Tour 6-seat Charlift and take that. Then at the top, get off and go straight ahead for 200m until you reach the top of the Proclou Chairlift. Turn left and ride down 200m of blue run onto the Plateau. When it flattens off you will see our meeting point on the left.
If you are staying in l'Amara apartments, it is a 5 minute walk to our meeting point. If you prefer, our instructor can meet you at l@amara reception. Please ask our office team to make l'Amara reception the meeting point for your lesson.
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