Verbier – the ultimate training resort!

With training programmes covering every level of the BASI Instructor system Verbier really is the ultimate training resort. Situated in the 4 Vallees Verbier has amazing access to a huge ski area and world-famous off-piste.

Due to its reputation for off-piste Verbier has attracted many pro skiers to make the resort their home. Unlike some resorts, however, it also boasts great beginner areas and easy pistes making it popular with holidaymakers as well. With an altitude ranging from 1500 at Verbier Village rising to 3330 at Mont Fort there is always good snow to be found. Here at New Gen, we offer the ultimate Ski Instructor Courses in Verbier.

Our Ski Instructor Training in Verbier

  • BASI Level 1 & 2 (Training and exam only)
  • 28/11/2021 – 04/02/2022
    OR
    14/02/22 – 22/04/22
  • £4,250
  • BASI Level 1 & 2 (10 Week Residential Course)
  • 28/11/2021 – 04/02/2022
    OR
    14/02/22 – 22/04/22
  • £7,750
  • BASI Level 4 ISTD Training
  • Dates TBC 21/22
  • Prices TBC 21/22

The Skiing

With access to the full Four Vallees, Verbier sits in the biggest linked ski area in Switzerland. Due to its height, it is also one of the most snow-sure ski areas in the region. With a great variety of terrain from gentle greens to steep itinerary runs, there is everything you need to train all areas of your skiing. The resort also has a lively atmosphere making it popular with seasonnaires and meaning you can finish an awesome day and celebrate with a beer in town.

On the Slopes
As the resort is part of the biggest ski area in Switzerland the area is really diverse. With beginner areas in Les Moulins, Les Esserts and Le Rouge there is plenty of easy terrain for those starting out or for you to work on your teaching and Central Theme. Intermediate skiers can enjoy an amazing choice of runs, including the 2,950 meters run all the way from the top of the Col des Gentianes to Verbier village at the bottom. And for adventurous skiers, there are endless itinerary runs from the top of the mountain.
Verbier piste map
Ski Touring
With great access to backcountry areas, Verbier boasts some amazing opportunities to swap your piste skis for touring set up, grab your skis and head off on a real adventure. Tours can be found around the resort even using some of the lifts to limit the amount of skinning required or further afield. Check out our Verbier team’s blog on their day touring in Grand Saint Bernhard Pass.
Off-Piste
With world-famous off-piste and itinerary runs, Verbier reputation for freeride skiing is unrivalled. Verbier is even the home of the finals of the annual Freeride World Tour.

Remember, you should never ski off-piste without the correct kit and expertise. Always Respect the Mountain.

Off – Snow

Eating Out

Le Fer a Cheval (£) – This pizza restaurant and takeaway are popular with seasonnaires and locals. With a sunny terrace and lively apres this is a great fun spot for a post skiing drink and tasty grub.

Borsalino (££) – This Italian classic serves amazing wood-fired pizzas and homemade kinds of pasta. They also have a taste of the exotic with international dishes and even Tex Mex favourites. With a lively and friendly atmosphere, this is a great option for an evening out.

 La Grange (£££) –  A great option for fine dining in the centre of Verbier. La Grange boasts a selection of local seasonal dishes and international wines. They also offer a selection of seafood specials and a Sunday feast. If you are really keen on Savoyard classics then their sister restaurant La Pinta is also a great choice.


Apres & Nightlife

Verbier’s apres and nightlife scene is pretty famous among those that like a party. If you choose to join us on our ski instructor training in Verbier, there is an endless choice of where to go. Check out some of our favourites here…

Pub Mont Fort – Great spot for a post skiing beer with a lively bar and a sunny terrace. Pub Mont Fort also does great value food if you have worked up an appetite before you manage to drag yourself home. This is a firm favourite from our previous students on our Ski Instructor Courses in Verbier.

The Loft Bar  – Less of an apres joint The Loft Bar is a really popular spot for evening drinks or a great choice for a quieter post skiing beer.

Le Farinet –  Both famous and infamous Le Farinet is the beating heart of the Verbier apres scene. With an opening roof, you can party in the sun and snow. There is also a lounge bar if you want to sneak off the dance floor for a cocktail or two.

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