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Easter holidays! Don’t store your skis yet! Skiing during Easter has some pleasant surprises in store. Do your children want[...]

21.03.2024.

Entertainment

Is your child seeking a new adventure? Join the WORKSHOP and experience your first Freeride turns! Sunday, March 17, 2024[...]

09.03.2024.

Competition

Night-time parallel slalom open to all on the Bretaye slalom stadium! Saturday 17th February 2024 3pm: distribution of race bibs[...]

02.02.2024.

Entertainment

You learn how to handle the equipment (attaching, putting on skins, and crampons), acquire the correct techniques and movements (change[...]

01.11.2023.

Entertainment

A unique experience in Villars! The biathlon combines cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, or running with rifle shooting. This activity, to be[...]

01.11.2023.

Entertainment

A delightful hike in the company of a mountain expert, with an evening apéritif (local wine and cheese) at nightfall.[...]

01.11.2023.

Entertainment

Ski touring under the stars! Every Tuesday evening, follow your guide to one of the high-altitude restaurants and enjoy a[...]

01.11.2023.

Entertainment

Join our teachers for a fun evening. Enjoy the lively terrace of the “Bretaye 1808” restaurant after your day’s skiing,[...]

11.10.2023.

Entertainment

The teachers at Swiss Ski School Villard present to you a fantastic historical show, “From the Origins of Snow Sports[...]

11.10.2023.

Entertainment

Together, the ski lifts, the Tourist Office, the sports stores and the Swiss Ski School Villars invite beginners to discover[...]

11.10.2023.

Entertainment

The Swiss Ski School Villars invites children and their parents to a torchlight descent with “SNOWLI”! Meet at 4.30pm in[...]

11.10.2023.

Competition

Team competition with 1 child, 1 amateur and 1 teacher. A friendly competition open to all. Great prices and a[...]

11.10.2023.

Competition

The season’s courses culminate in a big competition! Swiss Snow League tournament and medal. The Slalom rewards the fastest with[...]

11.10.2023.

Competition

You’re between 12 and 18 years old, freeriding is your passion and you want to take your first steps in[...]

11.10.2023.

Competition

Very popular race on the Bretaye Slalom stadium open to everyone! From 12.30pm: distribution of bibs at the finish area[...]

11.10.2023.

History

The founding of Swiss Ski School Villars In 1936, the first Alpine skiing event at the Olympic Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen[...]

30.08.2023.

History

Ski equipment from the ’30s The skis of 1930 measured around 2.30 meters and were made by Abel Rossignol, Franz[...]

29.08.2023.

History

The first ski lifts In 1936, everything changed : The company “Télé-Skis Bretaye SA,” under the presidency of Louis Chamorel,[...]

28.08.2023.

History

The ski instructor profession in the 1930s At the time, the profession of ski instructor was not yet well structured,[...]

27.08.2023.

History

The Ski School in the ’40s With the outbreak of the Second World War, Villars, which had been spared the[...]

26.08.2023.

History

From Omaha beach to Villars-sur-Ollon In the winter of 1946, Uncle Sam decided to offer a snow vacation to his[...]

25.08.2023.

History

The ski school in the 50s In 1950 in Aspen, Zeno Colo wins the first giant slalom in history ahead[...]

24.08.2023.

History

Towards professional recognition The profession of ski instructor transitions from a supplementary activity to a full-fledged profession. With the return[...]

23.08.2023.

History

From Swiss Ski Handicap to Villars Ski Open The “Swiss Ski Handicap”, a national concept of popular racing for all[...]

22.08.2023.

History

The ’60s In 1960, at Squaw Valley, the Frenchman Jean Vuarnet conquers Olympic gold with his famous “egg position” (the[...]

21.08.2023.

History

Snow in Villars The first half of the 60s was marked by a lack of snow. This half-decade will go[...]

20.08.2023.

History

The ’70s In 1972 in Sapporo, Bernhard Russi and Roland Collombin scored a memorable double in the Olympic downhill. At[...]

19.08.2023.

History

Institutions and schools The Swiss Ski School has always worked closely with the various children’s homes and schools on the[...]

18.08.2023.

History

The ’80s Although the ski industry was thriving, ski equipment did not undergo any major changes during the 80s. The[...]

17.08.2023.

History

The Ski Show In 1995, Marc-Henri Duc introduced a weekly ski show on the Palace’s illuminated slope during the February[...]

16.08.2023.

History

The Torchlight Descents As far back as the 60s, the Swiss Ski School made a habit of sharing a fondue[...]

15.08.2023.

History

The Tests The tests were introduced by the Swiss Ski School Villars as long ago as the winter of 1938.[...]

14.08.2023.

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