SAAS FEE – WEEK 6

SAAS FEE – WEEK 6

Another week has flown by in Saas-Fee and the Peak Leaders are edging closer to the BASI Level 2 exam. Saas-Fee has been hit by some crazy snow storms this week leaving us with stacks of snow both up the hill and even down in town, winter is definitely here! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Nov 5, […]

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SAAS FEE – WEEK 5

SAAS FEE – WEEK 5

Last week the snow storm hit Saas Fee and covered the quaint village in a blanket of snow making the whole resort look like a real winter wonderland … and in October! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Nov 2, 2018 at 12:42pm PDT The ecstatic arrival of the massive dump of snow, unfortunately made it difficult for […]

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SAAS FEE – WEEK 4

SAAS FEE – WEEK 4

Every week the Peak Leaders have an action packed schedule and this week was no different. They combined shadowing with Khandahar race club, freestyle training with Marco and also managed to explore some of Saas Fee’s amazing scenery. It’s great to get out and explore the nature on your doorstep and that’s exactly what a few of the trainees did mid-week. After a full-on hike […]

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SAAS FEE – WEEK 3

SAAS FEE – WEEK 3

Exam time, World Cup heros & new ski instructors It’s game time! For the past 2 weeks the Peak Leaders have been working on their own technical skiing and learning to deliver teaching sessions. Now they have to put it all into practice for the BASI level 1 exam. It is a test of the skills that the Peak Leaders have learnt so far but […]

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SAAS FEE – WEEK 2

SAAS FEE – WEEK 2

Week 2 – Saas Fee Ski Instructor Course Another week has flown by in Saas-Fee and the trainees are ready to rock for the BASI level 1 next week. The Level 1 is the first Ski Instructor course the trainees have to complete and involves a mixture of teaching sessions and skiing demonstrations as part of the exam. View this post on Instagram A post […]

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SAAS FEE – WEEK 1

SAAS FEE – WEEK 1

Our awesome autumn Saas Fee ski instructor course has kicked off high up on the glacier in the Swiss Alps. This is an epic time of year to be skiing, training and learning how to become a brilliant skier and teacher. It is the perfect course to do, as everyone gains their qualification before the winter even starts. View this post on Instagram A post […]

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BARILOCHE – WEEK 7 & 8

BARILOCHE – WEEK 7 & 8

It’s go time – BASI level 2 has arrived! For the previous 6 weeks the Peak Leaders have been working hard on their skiing skills and now it’s time to put all that effort into practice. The level 2 exam comprises of high performance piste skiing, learning how to teach high quality lessons and also skiing bumps and variable snow. So if there is powder […]

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BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 6

BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 6

Another awesome week down in Bariloche for the Peak Leaders team here in Argentina. The Peak Leaders course in Argentina is unique in many ways but one of the reasons is it has a training week with BASI trainers between the Level 1 and 2 exams. The two trainers, Jas and Tom, who already know everyone in the groups, can use the week to train […]

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BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 5

BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 5

THE BASI LEVEL 1 HAS KICKED OFF… Finally, the time has come and it’s time for BASI Level 1! For the past four weeks the Peak Leaders have been training hard and now it is time for the trainees to put their skills to the test! Jas Bruce and Tom Waddington are the two expert BASI trainers who are training and assessing the groups over […]

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BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 4

BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 4

The Peak Leaders are back on the slopes training hard as the exams are just around the corner! We are so lucky to hit the pistes early in the mornings as they are always in perfect condition to nail some long turns and rip down the perfectly groomed corduroy slopes. A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Aug 15, 2018 at 12:14pm PDT The […]

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