Verbier

One of the most prestigious ski resorts in the world, located on a sunny plateau above the picturesque valley of “Val de Bagnes”, Verbier has a worldwide reputation for its huge skiing and snowboarding area, fantastic powder, and challenging off-piste terrain. More than 1 million visitors come to Verbier each year to ski, play golf or just enjoy the great mountain views.

From the gentle nursery slopes in town, you can progress to the blue runs at Savoleyres, Lac des Vaux or La Chaux. There is a great selection of red runs from Attelas and for the more adventurous skier there are endless possibilities of challenging off-piste terrain.

Resort Stats

  • 412 km of piste, 92 lifts
  • Skiing from 821m to 3330m
  • Vast amount of off-piste skiing and touring
  • 9 patrolled off-piste areas
  • The infamous moguls of Tortin, Gentianes and Mont Fort
  • 3 funparks

In Verbier, you can expect to ski hard by day and party hard by night.

Verbier Town

Verbier is home to the Altitude Futures Gap Course and offers the very best in Alpine Charm. However, don’t be fooled into thinking this is a quiet town. The nightlife and après ski is truly difficult to beat.

The fun starts at the 1936 bar on the mountain; this is a great place to relax in the sun after a hard day of skiing or snowboarding. Just next to the bottom of the slopes you can find the famous Pub Mont Fort, here you find most of the ski instructors after a day of work.

The Farinet is located in the centre of town and is the venue for live bands and extreme après ski. This is a lively bar for those happy to dance the evening away in ski/board boots, but be warned you may be required to dance on the bar!

Verbier Xtreme

Xtreme-Verbier

Verbier is renowned for its extreme skiing competitions and hosts the famous, Swatch Xtreme Freeride Contest.

Due to the extreme nature and difficulty of this event, only the very best riders are selected to ride on the Bec des Rosses.

The Swatch FWT Verbier Xtreme is an amazing freeride event which offers Verbier skiers the opportunity to witness firsthand some of the best skiers and riders performing in probably the most extreme Ski/Snowboard Competition in the World.

Facilities

VERBIER

Altitude Futures is based in one of the best mountain resorts in the World. Verbier is a high class winter and summer resort hosting celebrities such as Hugh Grant, Les Ferdinand, Gary Barlow, Victoria Beckham and James Blunt

Verbier offers all the Alpine charm of a small Swiss Village combined with the essential entertainments of a larger city. The local sports centre caters for all your sporting needs; there are 3 supermarkets, a cinema, electrical stores, butchers and bakers, and a large variety of sports and clothes shops.

Of course there are also lots of bars and restaurants, 4 nightclubs for the après ski.

If you would like to book, please click here to download the booking form, Fill out all information and send it to Laura by email to: info@altitude-futures.com

Blog

 
Alice Baggs – Queen of the Level 3 ISIA Training 2017
Alice Baggs, season 16/17 winner our of 'King or Queen of the ISIA' award talks about her season in Verbier on the ISIA course.
Harry Steel – The Man Behind the Futures Coaching
An interview with ski instructor trainer and gap course coordinator Harry Steel.
QUEEN OF THE GAP 2016-17
            A few words from Ione the Queen of the Gap 2016-17.. Having just got back from an incredible winter doing my BASI levels 1 and 2 and working with Altitude, all I can think about is how much I am looking forward to going back next year and skiing again.
Adaptive Skiing Course – ISIA Level 3 Module
Adaptive Course –  by level 3 ISIA student Killian Recently, I completed my Level 1 Adaptive Course. In order to complete ISIA Level 3 one must have a second discipline. This can be in a number of different fields: snowboarding, telemarking, nordic or as I chose, adaptive.  Adaptive skiing uses special equipment to give those with