EXPERT SKI COURSES FOR OFF PISTE AND FREERIDE SKIING.
Off piste ski courses for expert level skiers run in Chamonix, France.
All ski courses are run by elite British ski instructor Mark Gear.
These off piste ski courses are our highest level and have been developed for expert level skiers capable of skiing all but the most challenging off piste conditions and terrain. The focus of the expert ski courses is to maximize your ability as a strong all-round, all-terrain skier.
Versatility is your key to mastering the whole mountain. For this reason the expert level ski course will help improve your skiing in a variety of conditions and terrain. We will help you develop your performance through strategically designed exercises and drills that encourage better control, versatility and individual skier expression in more challenging snow and terrain.
Understand the most up to date skiing techniques and modern, freeride skiing tactics. You will receive a personalised ski coaching approach with daily video feedback in a small group of 6 skiers maximum.
During the expert ski courses, we aim to ski some of the best off piste and backcountry terrain in Chamonix, all accessible by the lifts. Sometimes a short hike to the very top can provide us with a better descent. This ski course is also ideal for ski instructors training for their ski exams, such as BASI ect.
On expert ski courses, the following aspects of your skiing are developed:
- Personal performance awareness
- Develop steering movements
- Off-piste & freeride skills
- Terrain, snow and line tactics
- Technique & tactics for skiing steeper slopes
- Technique & tactics for skiing gullies & couliors
- Avalanche/Backcountry mountain awareness
Week long and weekend expert ski courses are available
The 2 day, weekend ski courses aim to cover the major parts of the 5 day skiing course using a maximum activity approach. That means lots of great skiing with plenty of useful tips and tactics for dealing with different snow and terrain.
Expert ski course dates for 2016/2017 season
Jan 9th – Jan 13th (5 day course)
Feb 6th – Feb 10th (5 day course)
Mar 13th – Mar 17th (5 day course)
Apr 22nd – Apr 23rd (Weekend course)