EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS & BOOTS 2021 – 2022

EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS & BOOTS 2021 – 2022

      MAKING SURE YOU HAVE THE RIGHT KIT FOR THE COURSES If you’ve booked your GAP course and you’re wondering which equipment will set you up for success, then you’ve come to the right place. So read on the latest advice… But why should you listen to me? Well, as well as being a coach on Peak Leaders courses I’m also an examiner […]

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EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS & BOOTS 2020 – 2021

EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS & BOOTS 2020 – 2021

      THE RIGHT TOOL FOR THE JOB As you may have already seen, we have previously posted blogs on the importance of arriving on your Peak Leaders GAP course with the correct equipment to set you up for BASI exam success. The importance of suitable skis and boots cannot be emphasised enough – the right kit can make all the difference, whilst the […]

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EQUIPMENT ADVICE: BOOTS 2019 – 2020

EQUIPMENT ADVICE: BOOTS 2019 – 2020

  “WHICH BOOTS SHOULD I USE FOR MY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING COURSE AND BASI EXAMS?”   WHY DO BOOTS MATTER? You may be thinking why do ski boots even matter? After all they’re just heavy, cumbersome lumps of plastic which I have to reluctantly shove my feet into every morning – just so I have a way of attaching my feet to my skis… Well there’s […]

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EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS 2019 – 2020

EQUIPMENT ADVICE: SKIS 2019 – 2020

OUR SIMPLE CHECK LIST: Here is our simple guide to choosing the best ski for you and your Peak Leaders course: Choose a piste performance ski Avoid race skis – especially with a race plate (they will simply be too stiff to be versatile enough) Avoid an off-piste ski (they will be too wide for piste skiing) Avoid twin tips (they are usually too soft […]

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