BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 3

BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 3

Powder! A massive snowfall over night and clear conditions the next morning meant that the Peak Leaders were treated to some true Patagonia powder – and they made the most of it! Skiing variable snow is a key part of the level 2 exam and so practicing it is essential. That’s a good excuse anyway! The snow was amazing and everyone wanted the chance to […]

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BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 2

BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 2

The snow kept on falling this week which is ideal to build a perfect base for the season however it can make it hard to get around. The main roads are cleaned super quickly but Sofia and Alex came up with a novel idea for getting around town!   View this post on Instagram A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Jul 31, 2019 […]

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BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 1

BARILOCHE 2019 – WEEK 1

Peak Leaders are back in Bariloche, Argentina! And right on cue the snow started falling for days on end. The massive storms mean that conditions in the resort of Cerro Catedral have been given the best possible start, many locals are even saying that they haven’t seen this much snow for over 20 years and it’s due to snow even more soon! View this post […]

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WHY IS A COURSE IN ARGENTINA SO AMAZING?

WHY IS A COURSE IN ARGENTINA SO AMAZING?

We often get asked why we run our Bariloche course – after all Argentina is a long way away and nobody in the Northern Hemisphere seems to know much about skiing down there. But we always say that’s precisely why we do it – travelling all the way to Argentina, discovering a new culture, a different way of life, skiing an area most people have […]

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BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 7 & 8

BARILOCHE 2018 – 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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BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 3

BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 3

It’s already week 3 of the Peak Leaders ski instructor course in Argentina! The trainees have produced great improvements in the trainee’s skiing abilities and given them a chance to experience real lessons first hand. Plus the icing on the cake is that the slopes up top are once again in ideal condition for honing short and long turns. Check out this amazing photo of […]

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BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 2

BARILOCHE 2018 – WEEK 2

Week 2 in Bariloche – Hero Snow, Tango lessons and some more celebrations! The Peak Leaders team in Bariloche have settled into the Argentinian way and are loving the culture over here. They have another action-packed week of training, some free skiing and then some après ski activities with more Spanish lessons, fitness training, and even Tango lessons this week. Plus we have had extra […]

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