SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 2 & 3

SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEKS 2 & 3

And just like that the first 3 weeks of training have shot by… It’s been getting colder over the last two weeks and we’ve had a couple of awesome powder days. It certainly feels like winter is on the way now! Conditions on the glacier have been ideal for training and the Peak Leaders trainees have worked hard both on their technical and teaching skills […]

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SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEK 1

SAAS FEE 2019 – WEEK 1

Saas Fee Peak Leaders 2019 is go! A whole new bunch of Peak Leaders trainees have arrived in the world famous Swiss resort of Saas Fee to spend the next 9 weeks training to become BASI ski instructors. Early season conditions have been fantastic, everyone has settled in to their new surroundings super fast and the Peak Leaders are raring to go! The trainees spend […]

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SAAS FEE – OUR FAVOURITE (SECRET) RESORT

SAAS FEE – OUR FAVOURITE (SECRET) RESORT

Saas Fee is one of those resorts that seem to be under the radar of most skiers – and we are very happy about keeping this amazing Swiss secret… In fact we think Saas Fee the best place in Europe to qualify before the season kicks off. And that’s why we run our Peak Leaders ski instructor training course in Saas Fee every autumn. As […]

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SAAS FEE 2018 – WEEKS 8&9

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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 2018 – WEEK 7

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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 2018 – WEEK 6

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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 2018 – WEEK 5

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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 2018 – WEEK 4

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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 2018 – WEEK 3

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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 2018 – WEEK 2

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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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