Frequenty ask questions

To find us in Val d'Isère ?

Skiyak is at Topski in the Millet shop, opposite the hotel Blizzard, in the center of the village.

Should be booked in advance?

It is recommended to book in advance during school holidays, especially if there are many of you. Don’t hesitate to contact us in last minute.

Where is the appointment and on what schedule ?

The appointment point is at your convenience: You’ll see our office in Millet’s shop ! On the first day, the meeting point is at the store at 8:45 in order to equip you with an off-track Airbag bag. Then the Rendez-vous is at 9:00 at your home (chalet, hotel, etc.) or at the ski school, in opposite of Tsantelena hotel.

How many people are there per group ?

Each instructor takes a maximum of 6 people off-piste, this may be different on request for courses on the track.

Do I have to have a particular equipment ?

To go off-track you don’t need any specific equipment. If your instructor plans to walk a little, you will be notified in advance to rental skis touring and seal skins.
You can rent this equipment on site at the Millet rental store.

Is it possible to mix skier and snowboarder in the same group ?

Yes it is possible in private lessons, however for off-piste or to do freerando, snowboarders will follow with a split-board.

Can I ski with my friends who don’t have quite the same level ?

It is possible, the level will correspond to the lowest level on the off-piste or on piste.

What safety equipment is required ?

We provide you a avalanche tranceiver and an airbag equipped with a shovel and a probe. The wearing of the helmet is your personal choice.

Is it possible to have a staggered departure schedule and then finish the session later ?

The departure time can be done at your convenience without changing the end of session schedule.

What if the weather’s bad ?

In case of poor visibility, ski on sheltered itineraries, at low altitude, in corridors or in forests.

What we do if I know all the classic routes between Val d'Isère & Tignes ?

Talking about it together can undoubtedly find routes that you have not yet made and that will surprise you. We can also take you to discover the best of the areas around us, and even further if you wish. In Tarentaise or Italy to best meet your expectations.