Ski Resorts for Mixed Ability Groups

Use our ready-made list of ski resorts (below) to search the ski resorts that can be enjoyed by groups of family and friends with different ski or snowboarding abilities. Read more ...

You can avoid the advanced skiers moaning that the pistes are too flat, or the beginners feeling terrified on the first day, but only if you choose a ski resort that’s perfect for all levels of skiers and snowboarders.

Skiing as part of a group is in our view the very best kind of ski holiday, in fact the more skiers and snowboarders the merrier as far as we are concerned.  We love skiing as part of a group.  However bringing a group of friends together with often very different ski ability brings its own problems.

Finding a ski resort that’s just as good for the powder hound who takes the first ski lift up and never comes down until the last lift stops running; and the wish list of the leisurely blue cruiser who stops at every bar for a hot chocolate; and also finding a ski resort where the beginners will pick up the basics and manage to ski with the rest of the group on gentle runs by the end of the week is quite another issue.  If you are booking on behalf of a group like this, it’s important that you choose the ski resort that’s going to work well for everyone on the holiday.

Not all ski resorts work for all ski and snowboarder abilities but our list of the best ski resorts for a group of friends who all ski at different levels is shown below.

A mixed ability ski groupUnsurprisingly it’s the biggest ski area of the Three Valley’s that gets our vote as the best all round ski area, simply because of its sheer size. The beginners area in all the ski resorts making up the Three Valleys are all very good, and so too are the progression slopes for beginners to build up their confidence on.  Intermediate skiers of all levels will appreciate the massive linked runs, and advanced skiers are spoilt for choice between genuinely steep blacks are some glorious off piste skiing.

Tignes makes it on to our list but Val d’Isere doesn’t.  Tignes is and high snow sure and the linking between the easy, the not so easy and the more difficult runs makes it a great choice. However, Val d’Isere, which is one of the best ski resorts in the world isn’t good for nervous beginners. The nursery slope in the centre is now very good following the new lift that’s been put in, but on the mountain the only network of progression green runs is good but requires new skiers to negotiate some quite steep blue runs to reach them.

This section of our web site is about ski resorts but when we are talking to groups with different ski abilities a very popular solution for many of our groups has been a Club Med skiing holiday.

Think Club Med for Mixed ski ability, it will work out perfectly

Ski resorts for mixed ability groupsAs a holiday idea, rather than just thinking about the ski resort, we’d recommend a Club Med skiing holiday. Club Meds ski holidays include ski lessons and guiding, beginners benefit from 5 full day ski lessons, lunch is also provided so its an opportunity for the group to all meet up, Intermediate skiers have an instructor/guide in France it’s the ESF ski school, and the advantage of skiing with an instructor is, you can jump the busy ski lift queues! The advanced skiers in your group also get to ski with an ESF instructor but in the most advanced groups his role is simply to guide you, jump the ski lift queues and if conditions are right, act as an off piste guide too. All the required safety gear is included in the price of your skiing holiday, and it’s all-inclusive, which with Club Med also includes the ski pass, worth close to €230 in most ski resorts, all your meals, all your drinks from the bar, that’s another good reason why groups like Club Med, no expensive rounds of drinks to buy! Snacks and coffee are available and are of course included in the price of the holiday.

Club Med have a special deal for Ski Line’s clients who book groups

If you are booking your Club Med ski group with Ski Line we can arrange for your group to get special treatment to make your skiing holiday even more special. Things like your own “GO” (Club Med’s reps) who will be on hand for any of your needs, ski lessons with just your group in the various ski classes, tables reserved in the dining rooms exclusively for your group use. We can even arrange a cocktail welcome meeting exclusively for your group.

If you need any advice or help on choosing a ski resort that will match all the ticks on your list or want to know more about booking a group skiing holiday with Club Med, please ask us, we have been doing this a long time and are really very good at it. Don’t forget if you are booking a ski group, we don’t show the very generous group discounts we are able to offer on this web site, to get our best rates you need to speak to one of our team by calling 020 8313 3999

Popular Ski Resorts For Mixed Ability Ski Groups

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France

Les Menuires

One of our clients once described Les Menuires as being a bit like Croydon in the snow....

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

France

Meribel Village

Meribel village is not to be confused with Meribel centre, but for some that’s a good thing!...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

France

Les Gets

The ski resort of Les Gets is located within the massive Portes du Soleil ski circuit which...

Ratings

Beginner: 5

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

France

La Tania

The ski resort of La Tania is located at 1450m the same height as Meribel which is...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

France

Meribel

Meribel Ski Resort France

The Uk’s favourite French ski resort is Meribel which lies in the very centre of the biggest...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 4

France

Tignes

The ski resort of Tignes is linked to Val d’Isere in an area known as the Espace...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

Italy

Sauze d'Oulx

Sauze d’Oulx is one of the villages in the extensive Italian Milky Way ski area which covers...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 5

Austria

Westendorf

The ski resort of Westendof is a pretty village in the Brixen Valley. Situted 15km from Kitzbuhel...

Ratings

Beginner: 5

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

France

Mottaret

Meribel Mottaret is a satellite village to Meribel and is located about 3 to 4 km further...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

France

Reberty 2000

Reberty 2000 is a small satellite ski village located at 2000m just above Les Menuires and just...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

France

Val Thorens

Val Thorens is the highest ski resort in Europe and in the most popular ski area of...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

Switzerland

St Moritz

St Moritz, who hasn’t heard of this ski resort? This world famous resorts lies at 1750m in...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

Austria

Ischgl

The ski resort of Ischgl had been one of Austria’s best keep secrets from the UK ski...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

Austria

Kitzbuhel

Kitzbuhel is a big name in the world of ski, thanks mainly to the famous Hahnenkamm downhill...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

Italy

Arabba

The Italian ski resort of Arabba is located in the Dolomites mountain range within the Sella Ronda...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 4

France

St-Martin-de-Belleville

If you are looking for a great traditional mountain village but also want a big linked ski...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

France

Flaine

The main village of Flaine is not the most attractive in France, that’s for sure, but it’s...

Ratings

Beginner: 5

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 3

Austria

Kaprun

Snowboarding Resort - Kuprin Ski Resort

The ski resort of Kaprun is situated at the bottom of the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier so you will...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 5

France

Brides les Bains

Brides les Bains Ski Resort France 1

Brides Les Bains will appeal to those looking to ski on a budget in the famous Three...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

Italy

La Villa (Sella Ronda)

La Villa is located at the foot of the Gardenazza and the Piz La Ila plateau with...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Vail

Ski Resort in USA

Vail is one of the largest ski resorts in the United States of America. The slopes are...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

Austria

St Christoph

Eight kilometres up the road from St Anton, the pretty village of St Christoph is no more...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

Austria

Saalbach

The ski resort of Sallbach is a traditional Austrian village with beautiful views. The village centre compact...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

Austria

Kirchberg

The ski resort of Kirchberg is a lively village in the Austrian Alps. You can get to...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Breckenridge

The ski resort of Breckenridge at 2925m is one of the highest ski resorts in Colorado USA....

Ratings

Beginner: 5

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

France

Les Arcs

Les Arcs forms part of the Paradiski area linked with La Plagne. 70% of Paradiski's pistes are...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 4

Canada

Whistler

Whistler is a must ski resort in Western Canada, its located about 70 miles from Vancouver on...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

Austria

Scheffau

Scheffau is known as one of the most attractive little ski resorts within the Ski Welt villages....

Ratings

Beginner: 5

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

Italy

Corvara

Corvara is well positioned with village lifts heading off to Selva, Arabba and San Cassiano – almost...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Aspen

Although Aspen was first discovered back in 1892 as a Silver mining town, the skiing only really...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

United States

Beaver Creek

The ski resort of Beaver Creek is located 16km from Vail and is quite simply as upmarket...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 5

France

Courchevel

Courchevel Ski Resort 1

The ski area of Courchevel is made up of four separate villages. We have chalets, hotels and...

Ratings

Beginner: 5

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 4

France

La Plagne

La Plagne is split into 11 stations that give you an opportunity to ski a number of...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 5

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 3

Austria

Lech

Ritzy and glitzy Lech is popular with the wealthy from across Europe and particularly from Germany but...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

Austria

Zurs

Zürs is one of the best loved winter sports resorts in the world. Boasting a vast high...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

Switzerland

Grindelwald

Grinlewald’s setting in the shade of the North face of the Eiger, is one of the most...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

Canada

Banff

It’s not difficult to see why Banff is so popular; the mountain scenery is one of the...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 3

France

Alpe d'Huez

Alpe d'Huez Ski Resort France 1

The ski resort of Alpe d’Huez is very popular with the British ski market. It’s a high...

Ratings

Beginner: 5

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Park City

This delightful resort is just a 45min transfer from Salt Lake City and offers a fantastic restored...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Heavenly

As the name suggests this Californian ski resort certainly lives up to expectations, the views from the...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Copper Mountain

Consistently voted one of the best ski areas in Colorado, and now with the new Intrawest-developed “Village...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 5

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Steamboat

Steamboat in the Yampa Valley has recently been taken over by ‘Intrawest’ (who own both Whistler and...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 4

United States

Mammoth

Situated in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, around 6 hours drive from Los Angeles you will find...

Ratings

Beginner: 4

Intermediate: 4

Advanced: 4

Snowboarder: 5