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Many of the UK’s Top Skiers and Snowboarders are Qualified Instructors

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Many of Team GB’s winter athletes are qualified instructors. During the London Ski and Snowboard show we were given the Read More


Who is Emily Sarsfield?

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Winter Olympian Emily Sarsfield is the host of our girls only ski retreat so we thought we had better find Read More


7 Perks of Being a Ski Instructor

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1. Ski all day every day Once you are an instructor it becomes your duty to be on the slopes Read More


12 Reasons to do a Ski Season in Meribel

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Doing a ski season is an amazing experience, especially when you get to train and ski everyday on an instructor Read More


How to become a ski instructor in France

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Before you start reading this, forget everything you’ve ever heard that it’s ‘impossible’ to become a ski instructor in France Read More


A season in Meribel: Video Diary!

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Find out what a season with us is like: Meribel Video Diary After 15 seasons in Meribel, we really feel Read More


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

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 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