Learn the Three Valleys like the back of your hand!
The 3 week course is there for those that can't experience a full season but can secure some time off work. 3 weeks is a great mini seasonal experience. Basecampers benefit from performance delivered by the best and most experienced instructors in the Three Valleys. There's no better place to relax after long days on the mountain than our ski-in, ski-out chalet. Enjoy home cooked food and a roaring fire that's always burning.
What to Expect
- Amazing performance enhancing instruction
- Backcountry tours and off-piste guiding
- Piste performance coaching
- Centrally located chalet accommodation
- Homemade breakfast and dinner 6 days a week
- Incredible après-ski and nightlife
- Social events throughout the season
On the Mountain
- 20 hours coaching per week
- 6:1 student to instructor ratio
- Piste performance coaching
- Off-piste coaching
- All mountain skiing
Basecampers will be picked up and dropped off from/to Geneva Airport on the start and finish dates of the course.
Please note that the 20 hours of tuition a week is based on a 6:1 student to instructor ratio. If there is a group of 4 or less, the hours of tuition will drop to 16 hours a week to reflect the increased focus of the instructor on the students.
Here you'll find a week by week breakdown of your course.
Piste performance, shorts, longs and variables
Personal focussed all mountain skiing with off piste coaching
Building on what has been learnt in Weeks 1 and 2, focus on technique and style
Get an insider's view of what it's like living and learning in resort.
Those looking to improve their skiing over all areas of the mountain giving their season focus and drive. You can expect to come out of the course a reformed skier and have a great knowledge of the mountain and conditions.
We ask that you are a Level 3 or above on our ability scale. Generally having 4-5 weeks on snow prior to the course is enough, and the most important thing is a good attitude to improving and learning new skills. We can split groups into ability levels in Meribel. If you are unsure as to whether you are at the right level then ask one of our course advisors.
This performance course itinerary fits in well for people who are having seasons, and looking to make sure that they push their ability to the maximum level. The course consists of 3 coaching afternoons a week, with a lot of the training is about telling you what you need to focus on in your own time. This not only brings the cost down, but also means that the course is suitable for those working out in resort.
We suggest buying a good pair of all mountain skis that will hold on the hard pack but float in the powder. Watch Here Something like Salomon Rocker 2's.
Having completed this course you can expect your skiing to be at a very high level, so will be well placed to go on and take your instructor qualifications at a later date, and in time for your next season. The Basecamp team will be able to point you in the right direction with this.
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