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5 Amazing gap year ideas

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It is a passion for travel and adventure that drives us to do what we do at Basecamp. In fact Read More


How to get a job as a ski or snowboard instructor

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Want to find a snowboard or ski instructor job? Here is our ultimate guide to the instructor pathway. Not everyone is designed Read More

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What do employers think about your gap year?

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Do employers think there are benefits to taking a gap year?   We say this a lot, “Taking a gap Read More


Super Saturday

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We are ready for super Saturday. The Saturday after A-level results day when serious booking activity goes down across all Read More


Ski Instructor Jobs Available in Japan & China

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How to apply for Ski Instructor Jobs in Japan and China Each year we find a number of past Basecampers work Read More

What superfoods are good for skiing

Skiing Superfoods

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Skiing Superfoods – What your body needs for a day on the mountain It can seem like all you can Read More


Basecamp Canada: My Instructor Course Experience

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By Chris Vracas, Ultimate Level 1 & 2 Ski Instructor Course, Banff 2017 This past year has been pretty crazy. Read More

Guide to working in France

Guide to working in France

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Guide: All you need to know about working in France Many people dream of working in France and setting up Read More

How to apply for a Canadian visa

Canadian Visa Applications for Winter 2018

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How to apply for a Canadian Visa and how to work as a ski instructor. Thinking of working in Canada Read More



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Any Bond worth his licence to kill went on a ski trip and that includes George Lazenby. But Sir Roger  Moore hit Read More