Depending on snow and weather conditions, the Swiss Ski School Leysin, in collaboration with the Mountain Guides of Leysin, offer several different “Freeride” outings
Information & Enrolment
Our Freeride tours are organized by the ESS Leysin in collaboration with Mountain Guides Association of Leysin. All our guides have Swiss Government certification.
For each outing, a “Freeride” backpack and a helmet are compulsory. If you do not have your own equipment, the ESS offers “Freeride” equipment for hire:
“Freeride”: shovel – probe – avalanche transceiver CHF 15.00
“Freeride Air”: shovel – probe – avalanche transceiver – AirBag CHF 25.00
Freeride courses are open to Skiers & Snowboarders.
Participants must already have good basic technique.
At the beginning of each outing, the guides will conduct an introduction to the equipment and an analysis of the Ski / Snowboard capability and competence of each participant.
Enrolment (1 day in advance)
Ecole Suisse de Ski Leysin
+41 (0)24 494 12 02
1 – Col du Luisset
The descent down the Col du Luisset is a real pleasure. The start of the col is very narrow, a few fir trees, then a wide south-west facing slope awaits you.
A true pleasure!!
3 – Between the Tours
You will transformed by the descent between Tour d’ Aï and the Tour de Mayen. It is a special experience! An exceptional view over the valley Hongrin, the Alps and the Riviera Chablais. Once past the 2 Tours you have a magnificent run.
2 – Solepraz off piste
Come discover the beautiful powder runs located at the far end of the resort!
From 1663m to 1328m, just fun in the powder!
4 – Truex & various other couloirs..
A real day of Freeride in the heart of Leysin!
Couloirs, skiing in the trees trees and of course, the not to be missed “Truex” , with its integral small technical climbing section ……!