VERBIER – WEEK 2

VERBIER – WEEK 2

It’s week 2 on the Verbier course and it has been snowing!! Winter is well and truly here, with around 40cm of new snow falling in town and even more in the ski area. As you can see here, Verbier looks pretty awesome in winter! That day the team were able to ski over in the Savoleyres ski area for the first time this season… […]

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VERBIER – WEEK 1

VERBIER – WEEK 1

Winter is here and we have another team of excited trainees starting their journey towards qualifying as ski instructors! We have been very lucky to enjoy awesome conditions for the first week of training here in Verbier. We already have a lot of pistes open and we have perfect, super grippy winter snow, giving us the best conditions to train towards the level 1 BASI […]

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SAAS FEE – WEEKS 8&9

SAAS FEE – WEEKS 8&9

It’s game time! The Peak Leaders have been working hard for the past 7 weeks to get to this point and now only the BASI level 2 exam lies between them and their dream job! The trainees now have to put into practice all the skills that they have spent the last few weeks learning and perfecting. Will and Jake have given everyone their final […]

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SAAS FEE – WEEK 7

SAAS FEE – WEEK 7

Wow, 7 weeks have now passed and the coaches Jake and Will have been making the final preparations on the hill with the trainees before sending them off onto their BASI level 2 exam next week. It has been an very productive week and we have seen some fantastic changes in everyone’s skiing and teaching performances which is great to see with next week’s exam […]

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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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