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Disabled Skiing (Handiski) in the Grand Massif

Alps Accommodation are proud to have partnered with the owner of MGM Chardons 4 Bed which is a 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom luxury apartment in the centre of Samoens.  The owner's daughter is restricted to a wheel chair and the apartment has been built with her in mind throughout.

The Samoens Handi-Glisse Association can help you organise your holiday by providing assistance with activities, especially ski tuition from 5 qualified instructors. They can also offer free loan of equipment including:

1 FMS/3 monoskis/ 3 tandemskis(wheelchairs)/2 dual skis/2 kart ski/1 slider walker/1 ice toboggan/1 toboggan for cross-country skiing

Enjoy a range of special advantages:

• 22 disabled-access ski lifts in the Grand Massif • 8 places for the disabled on the Grand Massif Express • Equipment storage at Samoens 1600 • Concessions on Grand Massif passes

Contact Samoens Handi-Glisse

• 0033 (0)6 80 66 55 60 •

Snow shoeing

Discover the magic of snow-covered landscapes. Outings adapted to skill level and led by professionals (use of specific equipment).

Prices - Half day: groups from €18pp, individuals from €75pp

Contact Trekycimes

• 0033 (0)6 83 19 16 14 / 0033 (0)6 88 57 86 61 •

Alternatively please contact ZigZag ski school who have great experience in all areas of special needs skiing.

Please read our Tandem Ski Test in Samoens article about the latest in tandem ski equipment.