CORONAVIRUS: SWISS LOCKDOWN END IN SIGHT

CORONAVIRUS: SWISS LOCKDOWN END IN SIGHT

    SWISS ANNOUNCE HUGE LOCKDOWN REDUCTION In a massive move Switzerland has announced a big reduction in their lockdown measures. They are happy that the previous phases of reduction have not created a rise in cases and therefore can move forward safely. Crucially social distancing and all the regulations you would expect to prevent flare ups are part of the restrictions, but the news […]

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CORONAVIRUS: THE FULL SWISS FEDERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

CORONAVIRUS: THE FULL SWISS FEDERAL ANNOUNCEMENT

  In an exciting and (slightly unexpected) move the Swiss government has announced a massive reduction in lockdown measures. This has been done in the light of infection rates across the country being under control and the fact that the Swiss health system is coping well. Here is the full translated text – you can find the link to the original press release in French […]

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CORONAVIRUS: SWITZERLAND’S PLAN TO EASE LOCKDOWN

CORONAVIRUS: SWITZERLAND’S PLAN TO EASE LOCKDOWN

    SWISS ANNOUNCE GRADUAL LOCKDOWN RELEASE In a meeting of the Swiss Federal Council last week a timetable was agreed to begin easing the lockdown – and it’s encouraging reading for all Swiss ski resorts, but especially for our Peak Leaders courses in Saas Fee and Verbier. Essentially it falls into three phases – as you can imagine all of these are subject to […]

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BARILOCHE 2020: EARLY CANCELATION THE RIGHT DECISION

BARILOCHE 2020: EARLY CANCELATION THE RIGHT DECISION

  ARGENTINA INCREASES LOCKDOWN MEASURES Having cancelled the Bariloche course a while ago, we have today been reading that Argentina is restricting all domestic and international flights until September 1st. We know this will bring further disruption to our friends in Bariloche and the ski resort of Catedral, and we hope that skiing can be facilitated in some way. We know how much the local […]

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CORONAVIRUS: DO WE EXPECT TO CANCEL COURSES?

CORONAVIRUS: DO WE EXPECT TO CANCEL COURSES?

  CANCELATIONS? WHAT DO WE EXPECT FOR OUR 2020 / 2021 COURSES? Naturally we are very keen to keep running as many of our courses as possible, but we will be following all guidelines to make sure everyone is kept safe and healthy. We fully expect the lockdowns across the world to ease as governments find ways of controlling the spread of the virus. Crucially […]

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HOW WILL CORONAVIRUS IMPACT OUR COURSES?

HOW WILL CORONAVIRUS IMPACT OUR COURSES?

  The world has been turned upside down in the last few months as everyone comes to terms with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. So, as you can imagine, at Peak Leaders we have been paying very close attention to see how the pandemic will impact our courses and what we can do to make sure our trainees and our team stay safe – […]

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CORONAVIRUS: BARILOCHE 2020 CANCELLED

CORONAVIRUS: BARILOCHE 2020 CANCELLED

  OUR COURSE IN ARGENTINA WILL NOT RUN THIS YEAR We are very sad to confirm that we have taken the difficult decision to cancel our Bariloche course. With the uncertainty about travel and resort opening, it seemed to risky to run the course. We have spoken to our team in Argentina and whilst they are hopeful that the season will get underway as scheduled, […]

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