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French-Swiss Ski College

940 Ski Mountain Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-8300
+1 828-295-9311
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Family Fun!

Wonderful group of ski instructors. Four of my five children ages 4-14 all have taken many lessons... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Juli C
Do not trust your kids here

Left my kids (3 total) including my 6-year-old son with a group of 8 children in our party. Pick up... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
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The joy of skiing or riding really begins when you can turn and ski in control on intermediate terrain. A very high percentage of people who try skiing or riding never return because they try it on their own or with the help of well meaning friends. Without proper instruction, many people never experience the true joy of skiing or riding. Guidance and coaching from a trained professional at the French-Swiss Ski College makes the goal of recreational skiing or riding much easier to accomplish.
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Feb 5, 2018
“Family Fun!”
Dec 31, 2017
“Kids loved it and learned to safely snowboard”
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940 Ski Mountain Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-8300
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+1 828-295-9311
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

Wonderful group of ski instructors. Four of my five children ages 4-14 all have taken many lessons through them. We have had nothing but a great experience each time. They were kind, helpful, and encouraging to my children. Even the youngest with three lessons was...More

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Reviewed January 8, 2018

Left my kids (3 total) including my 6-year-old son with a group of 8 children in our party. Pick up time was scheduled at 3:30 and when a few parents from our group arrived a bit early they picked up most of the kids not...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

Worth the price! My two boys learned to snowboard and had a blast. Instructors were super nice and helpful. Will do it again for skiing next time. All equipment was included and the price was moderate . Loved it!

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Reviewed January 30, 2017

The first let down was in line to pick up skis. I was in line and ignored time and again by the staff (made of mostly college kids I'm guessing). They were not friendly or apologetic when I pointed out that I had been standing...More

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Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

Bringing my 12 year old son skiing for the fist time. Easy class registration. Small group size. Friendly, knowledgeable instructor. Well worth the $20!! Class started a little late but other than that, no complaints!

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Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

We were just at App Ski Mtn for three days! My husband and I decided to have individual private lessons for both of our boys, 7 and 11. We signed them up for two the first day and one the second day. They can't stop...More

Thank Allison W
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Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

We took our kids here for their second ski lesson - the first one was 2 years ago in a different place. We opted for the semi-private 1h lesson ($75 for both kids with an instructor, versus $40 for both taking a group lesson) and...More

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Reviewed February 6, 2016 via mobile

So you want to learn to ski or snowboard? There isn't a more experienced place in these mountains to get your legs under you. For more than a decade my family has come together with young and not so young newbes. We always suggest lessons...More

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Reviewed January 18, 2016

Skip the long lines at the resorts and rent your skis here. Professional staff, good advice (they called the resort for conditions for us) long hours and very new equipment. As a bonus you'll save a few dollars.

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Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

We had two kids: 9 and 11. Both have been before buy are beginnera. We thought to invest in them so got them private lessons. WELL worth the cost. One-on-one instruction is the best value of money for time. We had Riley and Lizzie, both...More

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