Ski and snowboard enthusiasts, get ready to embark on an exhilarating adventure as we explore the snowy wonderlands of Méribel in the French Alps, Big White in Canada, and Banff in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. These three destinations offer not only breathtaking scenery but also some of the finest ski conditions that will leave you craving more. Let's dive into the unique experience each location has to offer and discover why these ski resorts are a must-visit for any winter sports enthusiast. And of course wonderful places to learn the art of ski and snowboard instructing.

Méribel, French Alps:

Nestled in the heart of the world-renowned Three Valleys, Méribel is a dream destination for skiers seeking a perfect blend of challenging slopes and picturesque landscapes. With over 600 kilometres of interconnected ski terrain, Méribel offers something for every skill level. The conditions here are typically superb, thanks to the region's high-altitude location and extensive snowmaking capabilities. From the gentle slopes of the Altiport area to the adrenaline-pumping descents of Mont du Vallon, Méribel promises an unforgettable skiing experience.

Harriet loved her time with SnowSkool in Méribel last season. It exceeded her expectations and led her straight into to work:

Big White, Canada:

For those in search of a winter wonderland, Big White in British Columbia, Canada, is a true gem. This family-friendly resort boasts an impressive annual snowfall, ensuring that the slopes are always blanketed in pristine powder. Big White's unique feature is its ski-in, ski-out accommodation, allowing you to wake up to a snowy paradise just outside your door. The resort caters to skiers of all levels, with a variety of runs, terrain parks, and even night skiing. Don't forget to explore the famous Snow Ghosts – snow-covered trees that create a magical and surreal landscape.

Tom says 'Just do it!' The people you meet and experiences you gain will stay with you forever


Banff, Canadian Rockies:

Situated within the breathtaking Banff National Park, the Banff ski resorts, including Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village, and Lake Louise Ski Resort, offer an unparalleled alpine experience. The stunning mountain scenery, coupled with reliable snow conditions, makes Banff a top destination for winter sports enthusiasts. Whether you're a novice or an expert, you'll find a range of slopes and trails to suit your skill level. Which makes it perfect terrain for learning ski or snowboard instructor skills too.  After a day on the slopes, unwind in the charming town of Banff, known for its cozy atmosphere, diverse dining options, and vibrant nightlife.

Will praises the professionalism and high training standards on the SnowSkool instructor course:

Skiing in Méribel, Big White, and Banff is not just a sport – it's an immersive experience that combines the thrill of gliding down pristine slopes with the awe-inspiring beauty of snow-capped landscapes. SnowSkool instructor courses in these resorts promise memories that will last a lifetime. So, gear up, hit the slopes, and let the snowy adventures in Méribel, Big White, and Banff unfold before you!

Whether you are plotting a gap year before or after uni, a career break or just looking for your next 'traveller' move, we are here to talk through your SnowSkool options.

Happy New Year from all of us at SnowSkool! Our next blog post will be in 2024! :0) 

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