From the Armed Forces to Peak Leaders instructor courses

Although taking a ski or snowboard instructor course is very popular with school and university leavers Peak Leaders also have a fair few people taking a career-break or career change on our courses. This winter both Paul Marsden and Greg Mayhew; Paul a Junior non-commissioned officer in the Household Cavalry and Greg an aircraft engineer in the RAF, left their jobs and decided to use […]

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St Anton 2011 Anwarter Ski Instructor Exam Day…

The St Anton 2011 crew in a minibus and a car (cheers Glyn) rolled out of St Anton in the dark yesterday for the exam day of the Anwarter Ski Instructor  Course. It was a 07.45 start in Fiss for the theory exam followed by 3 different practical ski exams. The guys were all numbered up with “Aussie” Craig the first to go of the […]

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Life in Canada after leaving the RAF

Andy Garnham took an active resettlement course with Peak Leaders in Banff,  Canada, training to become a ski instructor. Here is his story.. I served for just over 20 years in the RAF as a logistics officer.  During my time in the RAF, I was fortunate enough to have 3 years as a liaison officer with the Italians, based near Milan and an hour or […]

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