Hitting the Piste? Essential French Skiing Expressions

french skiing expressions

Don’t Look like a Plank on the Piste with our French Skiing Expressions

February and March are the best months for skiing with great snow coverage combined with longer and warmer days. Whether you are on-piste or off-piste it’s always useful to have a few expressions in French up your ski jacket. And if you like the idea of learning French while practising your skiing or snowboarding, use these french skiing expressions and don’t forget to check our French + Skiing courses in France (Morzine and Annecy). french skiing expressions

French Expressions for the Slopes

SnowLa neige
Lift passUn forfait
Ski liftLe téléski
To skiSkier
To hire (skis)Louer (skis)
Off-pisteHors-piste
Piste mapPlan des pistes
Ski equipment Equipement de ski
Ski jacketUne veste
Goggles Lunettes (de ski)
PolesBatons de ski
Ski bootsChaussures de ski
GlovesGants
HelmetLe casque
Ski school Une école de ski
Ski instructorMoniteur
SledgeUn traîneau
Help!Au secours!
Watch out!Attention!
It’s an emergency – C’est une urgence
Avalanche riskRisque d’avalanche
ClosedFermé
Bad weather warningAttention au mauvais temps
Cross-country skiing – Le ski de fond
Downhill skiingLe ski alpin
Mulled wineVin chaud
A beer pleaseUne bière s’il vous plait

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