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Live the life of a piste groomer


Expérience Dameuse

Ready to climb aboard a piste groomer when the slopes close for the day? Gilles and his team of piste groomer drivers will take you to discover the secrets of grooming Val Thorens’ ski slopes…

Live my life as a ski patroller

Meet up with the ski patroller as the slopes close for the day, listen as they tell you about what their job entails, and do the last few runs of the day with them!

Live the life of a snow clearer

It’s 5am and you’re sitting comfortably in one of the vehicles, ready to go back and forth across the resort. You’re about to find out all there is to know about snow clearing in Val Thorens!

Live my life as ski lift operator

You use the ski lifts every day, but did you ever stop and wonder how they actually work? Do you know what a ski lift operator does? Our very own operators will be on hand to reveal all!

A day in the life of a ski stadium manager

How does a ski race take place? How is the course designed and prepared? And how does the timing system work? Go behind the scenes of a ski race with a ski stadium manager and learn about his day-to-day life.

A day in the life of a ski racing coach

You see them on the side of the stadium during a race, but do you actually know what they do? Meet a ski racing coach and find out all about the work they do.

Reserved access to guided tour of a ski lift

If you’ve always wanted to find out more about Val Thorens, join us as we set off on a behind the scenes tour of the resort and a ski lift! The Tourist Office team will give you an insider’s visit of Val Thorens and a ski lift with plenty of funny stories along the way!

Be part of a torchlit descent for adults

You’ve always watched them starry eyed from the side lines and dreamed of joining in… We can make your dream come true: join French Ski School instructors on their legendary torchlit descent.

Introductory session to avalanche search techniques

Are you a hardcore off piste fan or keen to give it a go? Supervised by a qualified instructor, this fun introductory session to ARVA avalanche search and rescue techniques will be right up your street!

VIP Performance at the Ski Cross world cup

Experience what it’s like to be our Ski Cross champion Jean-Fred Chapuis:  take a look around the course with a former champion, then watch the races from the VIP platform.

World Cup Evening

Soak up the World Cup atmosphere, watch the races on a big screen, feel the enthusiasm of the volunteers, supporters and Val Thorens locals wash over you!



Limited availability children’s trapper workshops


Atelier enfant trappeur

The dreamcatcher workshop: Arnaud will send you to a faraway land as you make a dream catcher just like the Native Americans used to. This little handmade object will be a wonderful souvenir and promises to make your dreams even sweeter… A great experience to share with the family.

Taking part in the children’s torchlit descent

If your youngster fancies taking part in their very first torchlit descent with the ESF French Ski School, the Voie Lactée run awaits them! Your child will do 2 descents on the Voie Lactée run with the ESF French Ski School.

Two half-days at the Kids Club child-care centre free of charge

For two half days during the week, the ESF’s kid’s club will take care of your little ones! They’ll enjoy a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, based on nature and the local heritage. Head off to the slopes knowing that your kids are in safe hands.

Reserved access to children’s workshops

Fun arts and craft activities for your little ones. Through these activities your children will discover, decorate and even cook whilst having fun!

Admission to the Sports Centre’s Délir'Park

Unique: the Délir’Park is the only zone in Europe to comprise a trampo park, ninja circuit, «wipe out» zone and «cross-fit» area for sessions crammed pack full of challenges, laughter and discoveries!

Admission to the Sports Centre’s Fun Park

Unique: the Délir’Park is the only zone in Europe to comprise a trampo park, ninja circuit, «wipe out» zone and «cross-fit» area for sessions crammed pack full of challenges, laughter and discoveries!

Wingjump session

Take off with wingjump! Aimed at children, teenagers and adults of all levels, these wings offer a whole new snowsports experience. This activity can be enjoyed by several people at the same time!



Toboggan descent


Luge Cosmojet nuit

Fits of laughter, gliding and sliding and breath-taking views… Set off to discover France’s biggest toboggan run!

Val Thorens - Orelle 6-day skipass

Would you say you were more of a green, blue, red or black run type of person? You’ve got 6 days to try out all the runs on Val Thorens-Orelle’s ski area; the choice is yours;)

Zip-wire flight

Imagine yourself in your harness, ready for takeoff... Glide for 1.45 mins over 1.3km of  in breath-taking surroundings! Feeling tempted?

Chamois and Flèche technical tests

Want to hone your skiing technique or take a timed challenge? Then this is your chance to give it your all and pass your Chamois or Flèche ESF test!

GoPro camera loan

Want to capture your ski sessions or your little ones’ very first steps on the snow on film forever? Well, now you can! Make the most of our free GoPro camera loan for the day of your choice!
Schedule: 1 day loan only.
Conditions of use: Damage deposit required. Limited numbers, subject to availability.
Registration: You can collect a GoPro in the Val Thorens Club House during opening hours. Valid upon presentation of your card or Club Val Thorens.

FREE closing of Val Thorens’ ski area 2019/2020

Club Val Thorens is thrilled to invite you to celebrate the 2019/2020 closing of Val Thorens’ ski area, reserved exclusively to Club members.

Discover co-driving on ice

Do you feel the need for speed? Become a co-driver in a Mitsubishi and discover the thrills of driving on an ice racetrack. Hold on tight!

Introductory session to MTB with electric assistance

Let yourself be guided through the landscapes and enjoy the power of the LAPIERRE bikes to explore the snowy paths in all ease advised by the qualified Evolution 2  instructors.

Special and giant slalom

Make your best time on the ESF slaloms and try to win the gold medal!



Introduction to ski touring


Ski de randonnée

At sunset, set off to try your hand at ski touring in the company of a group of Val Thorens’ locals. Surpass yourself in a friendly atmosphere. What’s more, a little surprise awaits you!

Ski touring introduction with the French Ski School

Enjoy an introduction to ski touring with a qualified French Ski School instructor after the closure of the ski area. Tranquillity and a majestic sunset await!

Snowshoe session

A snowshoe session is the perfect way to explore the mountains and discover the secrets they hold. Kickstart your stay by experiencing a total change of scenery and getting away from it all!

Admission to the Sports Centre’s aqua-spa

Steam room, sauna, Jacuzzi, heated pool… Enjoy a moment of well-being and relaxation in the mountains; the perfect way to recharge your batteries on holiday!

Aquagym, fitness or weights session

Aquagym, fitness or weights session – the choice is yours!

Tai-chi trapper experience

A relaxation session in the land of the husky: Arnaud and his sled dogs will welcome you to an extraordinary location… To the sound of Native American music, enjoy a relaxation session combining breathing, relaxation and letting go. Meet his four-legged companions and share their energy… An unforgettable holiday experience…



Brunch for two people at Hotel Pashmina


Brunch Pashmina Pierre Morel

Enjoy quality produce and authentic, refined dishes in a relaxed setting with the mountains as your backdrop. A feast for the eyes and the taste buds on the mountaintop!

Chill-out and enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the igloo village

Enjoy this unusual chilled-out experience with our new partner, the Igloo Village… Head off on a snowshoe session and stop off for a drink in the Igloo Village!

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