THIS COULD BE THE PERFECT YEAR FOR A GAP COURSE

THIS COULD BE THE PERFECT YEAR FOR A GAP COURSE

  IN AN UNCERTAIN WORLD, COULD NOW REALLY BE THE RIGHT TIME TO GO SKIING? It seems strange but it could be true. Despite the alarming and unprecedented impact of Covid-19, we think this winter could be an amazing season if you want to get away from everything and take a Gap course. If that seems a little unexpected, here’s why we think that doing […]

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WHY DO WE LOVE VERBIER?

WHY DO WE LOVE VERBIER?

If you think we only love Verbier for its famous nightlife, great restaurants and fancy hotels then think again! Beyond the swagger and glamour of Verbier town, you’ll find some of the most varied, challenging and staggering terrain any resort in the world can offer. Here in Verbier we have 400km of piste skiing, as well as a huge playground of backcountry skiing – we […]

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VERBIER 2019-20 – WEEKS 9 & 10: THE BASI LEVEL 2

VERBIER 2019-20 – WEEKS 9 & 10: THE BASI LEVEL 2

Game time! So now we are at the business end of the course. The Peak Leaders have all worked extremely hard over the past 8 weeks building up to the BASI level 2 exam. The exam is a 10 day course run over two weeks with the middle weekend off and it is a test of the trainees technical skiing skills and their coaching capabilities. […]

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VERBIER 2019-20 – WEEKS 4 TO 8: TRAINING TIME

VERBIER 2019-20 – WEEKS 4 TO 8: TRAINING TIME

  With the level 1 BASI exam done and dusted, our trainees have been turning their attention to the next stage over the past few weeks. It’s been a busy schedule including shadowing, training, freestyle and off-piste days! After some time off to relax and enjoy the Christmas and New year celebrations, the trainees were straight back into some more on-snow training and also shadowing […]

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VERBIER 2019-20 – WEEK 3: THE BASI LEVEL 1

VERBIER 2019-20 – WEEK 3: THE BASI LEVEL 1

The first two weeks of training are complete and it is time for the trainees to tackle the BASI level 1 exam! Over the past two weeks all of the trainees have worked really hard to prepare for the week long assessment of their technical and teaching skills. And whilst the week is an exam it’s also a great opportunity for all of the Verbier […]

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