Gap Year in the Utah Mountains

What Employers Really Think of Your Gap Year

It's that time of year - exams are over and the wait begins. The big question on everyone's lips is: what next? Do I go to Uni, find a job or take a gap year? Are gap years worth it? Many people get caught in the trap of thinking "if I don't…
St Anton work and train ISIA team girls
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What Makes St Anton So Special For Trainee Ski Instructors?

Last winter season marked the first ever Work & Train Level 3 ISIA programme in St Anton. It was a phenomenal start - our 16 trainees clocked up a cracking 3,360 hours of work - an average of 210 hours per trainee. We spoke to some of the trainees to see what they thought.
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Brexit: What We Think It Means For Ski Instructors

Many people are questioning what Brexit will mean for BASI qualified ski instructors and the European Ski Industry as a whole. Now that the wheels are in motion, here's what we think might happen next.
David Murray off-piste above the Val d'Hérménce

Our Highlights From This Winter

What a winter it has been! Check out our highlights from this winter and see what you could be getting involved in next year.
BASI Trainers Skiing in Formation at Interski 2016
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Who Are BASI Anyway?

If you are looking into or doing a ski instructor training then you will constantly hear people refer to BASI. But who or what are BASI and why do you need to know?
Millet Ski Touring with the Three Sarahs, Alfie and Tullah
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Is Ski Touring Actually Worth It?

How can you justify going uphill when there are perfectly useable lifts? Do you have to wear lycra? Is it really worth it? 
Gordon Porteous looks across the Argentiere Glacier, Chamonix, April 2017

Human Aspects of Avalanche Safety - Planning Ahead

The final part of the series looks at some of the things that we can do to avoid the traps and improve how we operate in the backcountry.

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