This is how this works
Who is this for?
Our ski school welcomes all skiers, including guests with permanent disabilities. We can accommodate guests with various kinds of disabilities, including the vision impaired, motor impaired, amputees or guests with multiple disabilities. In short, all riders who need special support and can therefore not take part in traditional ski lessons. The equipment we use is from the French brand Tessier.
A Biski consists of a stable seat mounted on two parallel skis. The skis turn simultaneously when the seat is tilted. It is possible to ride a Biski on your own using special poles. This requires some balance and strength in the arms and upper part of the body. If the rider needs help to steer and brake, an assistant can help.
A Sitski differs from a Biski in the fact that is it mounted on one single ski. In order to ride a Sitski on their own, skiers need to have full control of the upper part of the body and arms to perform turns. Just like with a Biski, if the rider needs help to steer and brake, an assistant can help.
A snowcart consists of a seat mounted on two skis. The snowcart is steady but it requires that the rider be able to steer it by themselves. You steer a snowcart by pulling its levers with your hands. If the rider needs assistance to brake, an assistant can help with that from behind. The assistant cannot help with curves, therefore it is important that the rider is able to do that on their own.
People with disabilities such as developmental disorders, Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, vision impairment, hemiplegia or amputations can often ski in a standing position, at times with the help from an instructor or with balance-supporting devices.
The SkiPass is included in the price of the lesson as well as the equipment and any adjustments/customizations needed. All guests with disabilities need to have a meeting with an instructor. That is a complimentary service. Parents, caregivers or assistants should not follow along during the lesson, unless needed for medical or communicational reasons.
Rental of equipment
When renting adaptive equipment for the first time, you need to attend a 3-hour preliminary course with an instructor. Included in the price of the equipment rental there is 1 hour with an instructor, as well as customization of the equipment and possibly a ride together on the slope.
To book an adaptive ski lesson, or if you have any questions, please contact this address: firstname.lastname@example.org .