Expert All Mountain Ski Courses


 Off piste ski courses run in Chamonix, France.

All ski courses are run by elite off piste ski instructor Mark Gear.

These off piste ski courses are our highest level and have been developed for expert skiers capable of skiing all but the most challenging off piste conditions and terrain. The focus of the expert ski courses is to maximize your ability as a strong all round, all terrain skier.

Versatility is your key to mastering the whole mountain. During the course we will help improve your skiing in a variety of conditions and terrain. We will develop your performance through strategically designed exercises and drills that really work encouraging control, versatility and individual skier expression.

Understand the most up to date skiing techniques and freeride tactics, delivered by an elite level ski teacher. You will receive a personalised development programme with daily video feedback.

During the expert ski courses, we aim to ski some of the best off piste and backcountry terrain in Chamonix.  All accessible by the lifts. Sometimes a short hike to the very top can provide us with a better descent.  This ski course is also ideal for ski instructors training for their ski exams, such as BASI ect.

On expert ski courses, the following aspects of your skiing are developed:


  • Personal performance awareness
  • Develop steering movements
  • Off-piste & freeride skills
  • Terrain, snow and line tactics
  • Technique & tactics for skiing steeper slopes
  • Technique & tactics for skiing gullies & couliors
  • Avalanche/  Backcountry mountain awareness


Week long and weekend expert ski courses available

The 2 day weekend ski courses are a condensed version of our 5 day ski courses. The aim of the weekend is to cover the major parts of the 5 day skiing course using a maximum activity approach. That means lots of great  skiing with tips and tactics for snow and terrain.


Expert ski course dates for 2015/2016 season


Dec 26th - Dec 27th   (Weekend ski course)

Jan 11th - Jan 15th    (5 day ski course)           FULL

Feb 8th - Feb 12th    (5 day ski course)

Mar 14th - Mar 18th  (5 day ski course)

Apr 2nd - Apr 3rd      (Weekend ski course)

Apr 18th - Apr 22nd   (5 day ski course)


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SAFTEY EQUIPMENT IS NEEDED FOR EXPERT SKI COURSES: Avalanche safety equipment (transceiver, shovel and probe) are mandatory. We have some rental packs if you do not have your own. We will also show you how to use this off-piste safety equipment on the first day.


Please Note: Please ensure that you are at the minimum level or above for expert ski courses:

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All off piste performance ski courses include: 

  • 5 or 2 full days of coaching & guiding. Typical skiing time 9:00am -12:30pm then 1:15pm  - 4pm (with adequate breaks).
  • Daily video feedback after skiing 4:15pm - 4:45pm. (Relax with a drink and receive helpful video tips).
  • Private Minibus transport for skiing. (A pick up service from your accommodation in Chamonix at 08:40am to the slopes and back at 5pm each day).




Expert ski courses for all mountain and off piste skiing in Chamonix.