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Go offline – Disconnect when you go skiing

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Want to go offline and disconnect? – Going skiing in the mountains could be the answer. Going on holiday, taking Read More


How can I afford a ski instructor course?

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One of our most commonly asked questions is “how can I afford to do a ski instructor course in one Read More

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My Winter Adventure in Banff – Georgia Hinton

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Basecamper Georgia tells us about her winter in Banff! The past three months for me have been incredible. 11 weeks Read More

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Which season job gives you the most time on the mountain?

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When doing a winter season which job will give you the most time off to go riding? Thou shalt not covet Read More


Kicking off the Canadian Season with Katie

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Katie from HQ headed out to Canada to kick off the 2018 courses last week. Here’s what she had to Read More


Training & Working in Lake Louise with the 4 week Course

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So the secret is out, teaching skiing and snowboarding is a completely viable career option, just check out the success Read More


Quality Control in Canada

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If someone had told me a few months ago that I would be snowboarding in knee deep powder in Canada Read More


Early-Bird Prices on all 2017/18 Courses!

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It’s snowing in the mountains, the Christmas lights are up and the resort staff are getting ready to meet a Read More


Andrew Manuel, Basecamp Banff Resort Manager

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Staff Profile – Andrew Manuel Basecamp Resort Manager Nationality: Canadian Basecamp Job Title: Banff Resort Manager Qualifications: CASI Level 3 and Read More


What is our ski instructor training accommodation like?

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Training to be a ski instructor is hard work – Make sure you have the best accommodation! You have probably Read More