Why is Saas Fee such a great instructor course?

Why is Saas Fee such a great instructor course?

WHY PICK SAAS FEE? Saas Fee is one of our most popular courses and for good reason: set high up in a dramatic yet beautiful valley in the Swiss Alps, Saas Fee provides the perfect location for a pre-season instructor course. Read on if you want to hear a little bit more about why we think this is the perfect spot for you to train […]

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WHY IS NOW THE PERFECT TIME TO DO A GAP COURSE?

WHY IS NOW THE PERFECT TIME TO DO A GAP COURSE?

THE EXAMS ARE FINISHING – SO WHAT NEXT? With the end of A-Level exams a lot of people have started thinking about gap courses – and we think that now, perhaps more than ever, it’s a great time to do a gap course in the mountains. OK we always think it’ a good time to be in the mountains, but we’ve decided to write down […]

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CHANGES AT PEAK LEADERS

CHANGES AT PEAK LEADERS

It’s an exciting time at Peak Leaders… After years of delivering amazing courses to literally hundreds of trainees Peak Leaders has a new management team – Guy and Emma. We’ve known them both for years and Emma has been an integral part of the Peak Leaders experience in Verbier, Saas Fee and Argentina for eight years. So it’s natural progression for Emma and Guy to […]

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VERBIER PEAK LEADERS COURSE 2016/2017 – WEEK FIVE

VERBIER PEAK LEADERS COURSE 2016/2017 – WEEK FIVE

New Year: New Blog Week Five saw the team prepare for New Year, battle colds, shadow for their second week and very occasionally pop out to sample the festive nightlife of Verbier. The darts at Pub Mont Fort certainly became a welcome distraction from the Beer Pong competitions in the chalet… Week two of shadowing The whole team started their second week of shadowing the […]

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VERBIER PEAK LEADERS COURSE 2016/2017 – WEEK FOUR

VERBIER PEAK LEADERS COURSE 2016/2017 – WEEK FOUR

The Season to be Jolly – and to work… After the high drama of the Level One exam Week Four saw the Verbier team get into the festive spirit – as well as getting to work. That’s because the Trainees need to do 70 shadowing hours between finishing their Level One and doing their Level Two. This can be any “ski school” experience but following […]

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VERBIER PEAK LEADERS COURSE 2016/2017 – WEEK THREE

VERBIER PEAK LEADERS COURSE 2016/2017 – WEEK THREE

Exam Number One Week three crept up and suddenly it was Exam Week. After a couple of weeks of listening to Jake and Emma saying “the exam be here quicker than you think” the exam was indeed here. Without trying to give you a blow-by-blow account of the exam week, suffice to say the team did exceedingly well and part from a few short turns […]

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Verbier Peak Leaders Course 2016/17 – Week Two

Verbier Peak Leaders Course 2016/17 – Week Two

Getting ready for exams The Level two races up on trainees on any gap course and this season has been no different. No sooner had everybody remembered everyone else’s names then suddenly the Level One was only a few days away. So they have knuckled down and stuck to the training, pausing only for quiz night in the chalet and a couple of “quite evenings […]

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Verbier Peak Leaders Course 2016/17 – Week One

Verbier Peak Leaders Course 2016/17 – Week One

After an action packed first week on the Verbier Ski Instructor Course we’re ready to give you an update on what’s been happening – and there’s been plenty. So what’s been happening since they landed in the world famous resort of Verbier? The Trainees have landed… The team arrived last Sunday (except Jaqui who was so keen she turned up a day early) and quickly […]

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Saas Fee Week 7 – Adventure Photographer Charlotte Workman

Saas Fee Week 7 – Adventure Photographer Charlotte Workman

We’re into week 7 here on Peak Leaders’ pre-season ski instructor course in Saas Fee and things are looking good! With 2 weeks of training left before the start of the BASI Level 2 exams the instructors are making big advancements in their skiing. Last week we had a visitor in #saasfee – adventure photographer @charlo_foto 📷. She'll be doing a #takeover of Peak Leaders […]

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Saas Fee Week 6 Kandahar Ski Club

Saas Fee Week 6 Kandahar Ski Club

During week 6 we’ve been completing shadowing hours with Kandahar Ski Club, taken the instructor pass rate up to 100% while working on improving short and long turns before having a bumper weekend! #peakleaders family in #saasfee 🇨🇭 👨‍👨‍👧‍👦 A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Oct 27, 2016 at 11:21am PDT There are just a few more people to introduce before we get […]

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