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Murray Howie Ski School, Val d'Isere

Quality professional instruction from an English speaking British coach

Murray offers tailor made ski lessons, whether you are looking to be pushed hard off piste or improve your confidence cruising down a green run. 

Whatever your level, he can help you develop your skills on and off piste during your ski holiday to take your skiing to the next level.

Murray Howie is a British fully qualified ski instructor with BASI level 4 ISTD qualifications and full French equivalence. Originally from Scotland, Murray has been based in the fantastic resort of Val d'Isere for the last six years and knows the Espace Killy ski area extremely well. Therefore, he can easily show you some of the best pistes and deep powder spots in the valley. He has a wealth of experience of all different terrains and environments having previously instructed in Japan, Austria, Italy and Scotland. During the summers Murray teaches at Hillend Dry slope in Edinburgh providing ski lessons, race coaching and taking staff training for their instructors.

He offers private tuition from complete beginners putting on skis for the first time to those that want to perfect their technique and enhance their off-piste skills. He will work with you throughout your lessons to achieve your personal goals so that you get the most out of your time on the slopes.

  • Half day lessons run from 09:00 - 12:00 or 13:00 - 16:00. This is flexible on occasion so please enquire for further information.
  • A full day lesson Includes at least 6 hours of instruction, a lunch stop at a time and place to suit you. The day generally starts at 09:00 or slightly later if you wish and run until you've had enough for the day or the lifts close!

Where to meet

Murray is flexible and willing to meet at any point in resort to meet your needs.

Booking Arrangements

Child policy

Murray teaches children from the age of 3 upwards.


  • Activities
  • Skiing
  • Lessons
  • Adult Lessons
  • Childrens Lessons
  • Group Lessons
  • Off Piste/Backcountry Lessons
  • Private Lessons
  • Ski Lessons
  • Steep Skiing Lessons


  • Open Seasons
  • Spring
  • Winter
  • Address