Life as a Ski or Snowboard Instructor in… Myoko, Japan
This is the first in a series of posts where SnowSkool asks ski instructors across the globe, what life is really like. We're starting with Tom O'Hanlon in... Myoko, JapanRead entry
How to start a new life in New Zealand - with a Ski or Snowboard Instructor Course
It’s hard to meet someone who’s been to New Zealand and didn’t love the place. The spectacular scenery offers an outdoor lifestyle and a sense of space that few other countries can match. And the country is consistently voted one of the friendliest and best in the world. Here's how to make the move, starting with an instructor course.Read entry
How to get a Canadian working holiday visa to become a ski instructor
Want to become a ski instructor in Canada? Well, you'll need one of those 'visas'. Here's how to get one...Read entry
How to… Become an Elite Snowboard Instructor in France
Believe it or not, becoming an elite snowboard instructor in France is even more difficult than becoming a ski instructor in France, or even becoming a marine. Here's an overview of the process...Read entry
How to… Ski Off Cliff Drops & Cornices
For some skiing on pistes is just not exciting enough - and when the snow falls deep and the powder days approach the need to divert from the beaten path becomes strong.
Well, here are SnowSkool’s tips to landing your first cliff drop, or progressing to larger drops.Read entry
8 Smart Ski Innovations You Should Know About
History's great inventions are capable of changing and revolutionising lives and making real change happen. And there are many notable inventions in the world of snow sports, which is the only world we want to inhabit anyway. Yes, since the very invention of skiing and snowboarding, innovators and pioneers have tried to come up with ways to make slope time more fun and futuristic, as well as safer.
So here are 8 notable new inventions, which may change things for the better.Read entry
Three Valleys Instructor Course - Week 7
It's week seven and we're closing in on crunch time!
The week got off to a great start as Callum and Jonathan passed their Level 1 re-sit exam, many congratulations to both of them. With 2 weeks left until the BASI Level 2 exams, the groups are back with the trainers they had in the beginning, concentrating on polishing up on some minor things that need to be addressed and/or changed.Read entry
Big White Instructor Course - Week 7
Welcome back to another update from Big White where we have been blessed with sunshine and fresh snow; the best combo possible.Read entry
What would a Brexit mean for a ski holiday in Europe - infographic
The UK goes to the polls on 23rd June and if, like with the team at SnowSkool, skiing/ snowboarding is your life you probably want to vote to remain in the EU and have full and unrestricted access to the world’s favourite ski areas.Read entry
The best of the best: five of the world’s greatest ski runs
There are hundreds - thousands - of ski runs for you to choose from across the world, from Canada to France, Italy to Switzerland. All have their merits, this much is true - but when it comes to the best of the best, which ones come out on top?Read entry