Recommendations

Some helpful advice
Find below some helpful advice and guides to make your stay as comfortable as possible in Font Romeu and the smooth running of lessons with ESF.


Some helpful tips

  • Take the Carré Neige insurance in case of an accident
  • Check the weather forecast and information about the various ski slopes (opening and closing times, etc.)
  • Have a piste map of the resort
  • Stay hydrated and eat a balanced diet to sustain efforts in altitude, sun and cold
  • Put on sunscreen to protect against UV rays
  • Equip yourself with the correct equipment, maintained and properly adjusted and to protect yourself (helmets, gloves, goggles, masks, etc.)
  • Ski lift, remember to read the posted rules
  • Off-piste: do not leave without being informed (routes, hazards, etc.) or with a mountain professional as this can quickly become very dangerous
  • Pace yourself and ski at your level


Equipment


For skiing:

  • All the snow gear (to be adapted according to weather conditions)
  • Skis, boots, helmet, sticks (from the 1st Star level for children)
  • Sunglasses, masks, sunscreen (to be adapted according to weather conditions)
  • For the youngest: little taste, handkerchiefs in their pockets and mobile number of the adult to contact in case of need


For snowboarding:

  • All snowboard equipment (to be adapted according to weather conditions)
  • Snow, boots, helmet, back protection…
  • Sunglasses, masks (to be adapted according to weather conditions)
  • For the youngest: the mobile number of the adult to contact in case of need


For other activities:

  • All the equipment needed for the particular discipline (to be adapted according to weather conditions)
  • Helmet, sunglasses, balaclava, sun cream (depending on weather conditions)
  • Depending on discipline: wide skis, twin spatulas, etc.
  • Off-Piste: safety equipment - avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe - is provided by the ESF Font Romeu
  • Snowshoes: walking shoes (snowshoes & poles provided), backpack with drink and snacks...