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

 
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If you are about to embark on a Gap Year learning to become a ski instructor or if you are also looking to spend a few weeks of your holiday on snow this winter, then some of the below tips from Harry Steel (Altitude Futures Coach & Altitude Ski Instructor) could be very helpful. . . Ski Fitness Advice
NEW FOR SEASON 17/18 – BASI Off-Piste Gap Course in Verbier
This year we’re very excited to be introducing a brand new Gap course to sit alongside our existing courses.
Meet the Futures Coaches 2017/18
Our coaching team for 2017/18 is already in place, and we thought we’d let you know a bit about them!
Decisions, Decisions!
We thought we’d give you a helping hand and explain why we think Verbier should make it right to the top of your resort shortlist.