Meet Mark Gear

Meet Mark Gear



  • BASI Ski Teacher, Highest Level 4, ISTD (International Ski Teacher Diploma)
  • Level 3 Mountain Saftey       
  • Alpine Performance Coach    
  • Full French Equivalence
  • European Speed Test Holder (Eurotest)
  • European Ski Pro Card Holder (GB)
  • Brand Ambassador For FACTION     



Mark is qualified to the highest international level and is one of Britain's most elite ski teachers (BASI 4 ISTD). He has many years experience with an established reputation teaching all mountain and off piste skiing in Chamonix, France and across Europe.

Mark spent his teens skiing and teaching on a dry ski slope in Essex after moving to Chamonix, France in 1995.  Following intensive training, he became the first British qualified ski instructor to work for a French ski school in the resort of Chamonix.   He is one of the few holders of the highly regarded French equivalence having also passed the European speed test. 

Mark founded All Mountain Performance in 2004 to offer his approach to modern ski teaching.  Specialising in off piste performance ski courses, he has helped to open the world of all mountain & off piste skiing to thousands of skiers. 

As well as coaching the recreational public, he has also been involved in training professional ski instructors, skiing competitors and high mountain guides. 

His fun and innovative ski teaching focus's on the individual client's needs whilst encouraging control, versatility and individual skier expression, earning him a renowned reputation for acheiving excellent results.


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Mark Gear skiing

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Off Piste ski courses in Chamonix, France with elite ski instructor Mark Gear.