World Winter Snowsports Exhibition 2017 – Day 1

Day 1 at the World Winter Snowsports Exhibition 2017  (WWSE) Beijing was super busy for BASI We had a busy Day 1 at the exhibition and even sold 3 course places! There were lots of enquiries from visitors looking for everything from ski and snowboard lessons  to instructor courses and plenty of resort operators looking…

Tips for Japan…

Written by Adam Bramley, BASI Member Hokkaido isn’t a secret any more, but that doesn’t stop it from being an excellent choice for instructors looking to work a season.  The rapid development of its biggest resorts has vastly increased demand for lessons in this northern powder mecca, and there are now several resorts with a…

5 Amazing Adventures In Argentina

Written by Peak Leaders That’s a lot of “A’s” … but once you’ve been to Argentina, you’ll know why it’s an A+ experience to tick off your bucket list! Here’s five things not to miss out when you’re down there… 1. Find a Dinosaur  No really. The Giganotosaurus is T-Rex’s taller n slimmer cousin. Found…

Interski Argentina Trip 2015 – Now available for booking!

Written by World Class Skiing 28th AUGUST 2015 – 14th SEPTEMBER 2015 WCS is celebrating its 24th year by taking an Adventure!  We are proud to be visiting the 2015 INTERSKI congress in Ushuaia Argentina and supporting BASI (British Association of Snowsports Instructors) and associates whilst we are there. The 16 day trip will be…

Alaska

Written by Amy Wardman Speak to most skiers or snowboarders and heli skiing in Alaska is usually high up on their bucket list. It was up there on mine, bracketed in the section of things that I’d love to do but would probably never get to do. I first became aware of the Chugach mountains…

Snowsports in Scotland

Scotland’s five ski resorts offer breathtaking scenery and challenging pistes for all skill levels. Planning on visiting? Check out this infographic created by Sainsbury’s Bank Money Matter Blog.   Written by Sainbury’s Bank

Top 10 Cities for Skiers & Snowboarders to live in!

Written by Peak Leaders You’re either one of those people that can live in a mountain resort or you’re not. Not everybody will enjoy the ‘small town’ vibe and cold mountain air; some prefer the anonymity and varied culture that cities offer. We’ve listed 10 cities that we believe are perfect places to live for…

BASI Courses in Whistler

Written by Michel Berthoud, Yes Improvement  This year YES has arranged for a Level 2 BASI course to be offered here in Whistler.  I had the honour of joining the group for the first of two weeks to see what the British were up to.  BASI course examiner Alex Leaf came over from Europe to…

Grand Hirafu, Niseko, Japan

The land of the rising sun… and non-stop powder I had heard rumours about the ridiculous amounts of snow they receive every year in the Far East, but even the most passionate and excited reviewers can’t prepare you for what this magical place has to offer. It’s hard to comprehend 30cm of perfect, light, fresh…