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Our Favourite Ski Instructor Jokes To Brighten Your Day

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Ski and snowboard instruction is not often seen as a very serious career and as a result its pretty easy Read More

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THE PERFECT SKI FOR A BANFF INSTRUCTOR COURSE

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The easy answer is of course that there’s no such thing as the perfect ski for everyone. We are all Read More

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Non-ski things to get up to when you are not on the slopes in Les 2 Alpes

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Our list of Non-Ski Activities in Les 2 Alpes The lifts open at 9 am and run until 4.30pm, if Read More

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What Board(s) Should I Ride on a Banff Instructor Course?

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Deciding what boards to ride is one of the best parts of getting ready to do a winter season, there’s Read More

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Be like an ogre, layer for success in the mountains

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With a 7 month winter from early November to late May, Banff gets all kinds of weather during that period. Read More

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Top Tips to Avoid Looking Like a Punter

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How to not look like a punter on the mountain We all want to feel like a pro and fit Read More

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Top Tips for Beginner skiers and snowboarders

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Our top tips for beginner skiers and snowboarders. Before you become and skier or snowboarder you have to endure the 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 year Read More

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The benefits of taking a gap year

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Should I take a gap year or career break?? Don’t be scared to take a Gap Year after getting your Read More

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Best of British : A guide to Ski & Board kit made in the UK

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Guide : Ski & Snowboard Kit made in Britain Making stuff is something the British were always good at. The Read More