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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SAAS FEE 2018 – WEEK 1

SAAS FEE 2018 – 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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WHAT’S A COURSE LIKE? HERE’S A VIDEO TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA…

WHAT’S A COURSE LIKE? HERE’S A VIDEO TO GIVE YOU AN IDEA…

We know that before you choose a course you want to see what it’s like – that’s why we have made sure we have loads of blogs up that give you the inside track on what happens on our courses. But from time to time we like to put it all in a video – so just press play, sit back and enjoy… Peak Leaders […]

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SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 4

SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 4

We now officially have a team of ski instructors after the successful completion of BASI level 1. It was an action packed week, with BASI trainers Giles and Pete, full of skiing, teaching and learning…and much to the groups surprise lots of fun! The weather gods had their sun hats on this week providing excellent conditions on the glacier. The exam is about learning and […]

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SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 3

SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 3

Another week flew by in Saas-Fee, but now the trainees are all prepped and raring to go for the BASI level 1 instructor exam! Respect for the incredible mountains! #protectourwinters #saasfee #peakleaders #gapcourse #startyourjourney @saasfee @elementconcept A post shared by Peak Leaders (@peakleaders) on Oct 4, 2017 at 1:08am PDT The focus for the week’s training was a mixture of teaching and technical development so […]

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SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 2

SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 2

Monday was an awesome day for training up on the glacier – blue skies and epic hero snow. The perfect conditions for another week of training before their BASI Level 1 which is coming up fast. Another game of Football at the start of the week was going well until Jake, our coach, tried to sprint after one too many a ball and managed to […]

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SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 1

SAAS FEE 2017 – WEEK 1

Week1 And we’re back! Peak Leaders 2017 in Saas Fee is now one week old! The Peak Leaders arrived the weekend before the course to settle in and acclimatise to Saas Fee. Training started on Monday morning with experienced coaches Emma and Jake and the group headed up to the Glacier to start their BASI adventure! Conditions on the first day were awesome, some fresh […]

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WHY IS SAAS FEE SUCH A GREAT SKI INSTRUCTOR COURSE?

WHY IS SAAS FEE SUCH A GREAT SKI INSTRUCTOR COURSE?

WHY PICK SAAS FEE? Saas Fee is one of our most popular courses and for good reason: set high up in a dramatic yet beautiful valley in the Swiss Alps, Saas Fee provides the perfect location for a pre-season instructor course. Read on if you want to hear a little bit more about why we think this is the perfect spot for you to train […]

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