General Terms and Conditions

General provisions

Swiss Ski School Vercorin, Rte d'Anniviers 12, 3967 Vercorin, Switzerland (ESS Vercorin)

  • These general conditions of sale govern the sale of lessons as well as all services offered by the ESS Vercorin.
  • This document is freely available on our website.
  • Insurance can be taken out with the purchase of all our courses: ESS-Protect insurance

Group and private lessons

  • SSE Vercorin offers group lessons regardless of the number of participants. However, for group courses with less than 5 participants, the duration of the course is reduced:
  • 4 persons 8.20 a.m. instead of 12.30 p.m.: (100' per day)
  • 3 people 6:00 instead of 12:30: (80' per day)
  • 2 people 5h00 instead of 12h30: (60' per day)
  • 1 person 3h45 instead of 12h30 :(45' per day)
  • The medals from the Swiss Snow League tests are included in the price of the week of group and private lessons (8h minimum). For any shorter period, it is possible to buy the medals at the ESS Vercorin office.
  • It is the responsibility of the clients to provide ESS Vercorin with accurate information concerning their identities, capacities and levels so that ESS Vercorin can advise them and include them in the services that suit them. The ESS Vercorin cannot be held liable if, as a result of inaccurate information, a client is unable to follow the activity.
  • The students are divided according to their current level depending on tests carried out on the slopes by our instructors.
  • Helmets are mandatory for children and strongly recommended for adults.
  • For all Freestyle or Freeride courses, the helmet is mandatory and the back protection is required.
  • For safety reasons, all our students must be adequately equipped for snow sports (gloves, hats, jackets, ski trousers).
  • The sliding equipment (ski, snowboard...) must be in good condition and adjusted by a professional.
  • The ESS Vercorin reserves the right to accept or not students who do not comply with these rules.
  • The subscription of the ski lifts and the rental of equipment are not included in the price of our courses. Children ski for free until the age of 6 on the ski area except in the Lavioz beginner's area.
  • The Swiss Ski School of Vercorin declines all responsibility in the event of an accident.
  • By booking a lesson with the Swiss Ski School of Vercorin, you agree that you or your children can be filmed or photographed.
  • For our internal needs or for promotional purposes, photos, course and atmosphere videos and photos are posted on our website and social networks without prior request from participants, accompanying persons or parents.


  • Our prices in Swiss francs are binding. Any other indication in foreign currency is for information purposes only and does not bind ESS Vercorin.
  • The information provided by our students will only be used for the exclusive use of the ESS Vercorin and will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. The ESS Vercorin may use this data for commercial purposes (sending advertising, mailing) unless the student requests otherwise in writing. The data of the clients of ESS Vercorin remains for the use of ESS Vercorin and will not be transferred to third parties. ESS Vercorin undertakes to send a reasonable number of advertisements to its customers.
  • Lessons take place in all weathers. Weather conditions are in no way a cause for cancellation or postponement as long as the activity is carried out by the ESS Vercorin. There will be no refund, postponement or compensation.
  • Cancellation, refund and postponement: Only the information on the lesson tickets is valid. They are only valid for the dates, times and services indicated. In the event of the student's absence at the beginning of the course, the price of the course will not be refunded and the course will not be exchanged for another one.
  • If the student cancels the service more than 15 days before the date of the first service, the reimbursement of the services is full, the ESS Vercorin keeps in all cases 5% covering the administrative costs.
    If the student cancels during the 15 days preceding the service, 20% of the total amount of the reservation will be kept by the ESS Vercorin as an administrative fee.
    All cancellations announced within the 7 days preceding the service will not be refunded.
    Postponements are only accepted if they are requested 72 hours before the start of the service, depending on the availability of the instructors.
    In the event of a course refund, the ESS Vercorin has 45 days to make the refund. Refunds are made by bank transfer.