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Courses Verbier

Course Introduction

Off Piste Courses Verbier

The off-piste course in Verbier is run by our experienced instructors and guides that have been running courses here for more than 20 years.

In Verbier we are blessed with some incredible off-piste skiing runs and during the course you will learn the skills to ski safely and confidently off-piste.

Expect great memories, increased skiing confidence and improved technique in powder snow

Who is the course for?

Off-Piste Course Verbier

Our Verbier off piste course is designed for skiers who want to experience the off piste terrain in Verbier, improve their powder skiing technique and meet like-minded people who love skiing off piste!

Our 6 week Off-Piste course is ideal if you are on a gap year, career break, and looking to improve your off-piste skiing. You can expect an intensive off-piste and technical improvement course designed for anyone looking to master off-piste skiing.

18+ Years Old

You must be at least 18 to apply to the course, with no upper age limit. All we ask is you are able to confidently ski a black run and have the desire to improve your skiing, train hard, and have fun!

Accommodation Available

When selecting our typical Swiss style chalets, our goal is to offer you a private home away from home experience with an enjoyable atmosphere and great food.

Course Prices

2024 / 2025

Prices are set and invoiced in Swiss Francs.

(Updated on the 14.2.23)

Bookings are open for the 2024/25 courses

6 weeks of training

Top Qualified Coaches

Accommodation in Verbier

Powder Skiing techniques

Off-Piste Adventure Day

Performance clinics

Video analysis

Safety Training

Airport transfer

Maintenance clinic

Also included

Optional Add-Ons(1)

Anything else not included?

(1) Lift Passes are not included in the course price as the lift pass price varies significantly based on your age and some people already have their lift pass. However, we are happy to purchase this for you so it’s ready for you on arrival.

This is the breakdown for the Off-Piste course. It may vary depending on forecast and snow conditions.

Week 1

Technical Ski Development in piste, moguls, steeps and off-piste.

Week 2

Off-Piste Mountain Safety Training and Technical Development.

Week 3

Off-Piste Powder Days and Technique for steep and deep.

Week 4

Tactical Tips for Off Piste . Route Planning and Map Work

Week 5

Ski Touring – Explore the back country.

Week 6

Explore Bruson’s tree run’s and refine ski technique.

How good do i need to be?

If you are looking to join our 6 week Off-Piste Course in Verbier, you will need to already have some good skiing experience. As a general rule, you would need to be able ski confidently linking turns down the fall-line of a black run. You also need willingness to try and improve your skiing in bumps, steeps and powder.

Still not sure if you’re at the right level?

It’s normal to be a bit nervous about whether your skiing is good enough as joining the ski gap course can be a bit commitment, but we’re here to help! If you’re able to send us a video of your skiing we can let you know where we think you’re at. If you’re coming from the UK we’re also more than happy to meet you over the summer for a ski in one of the snow-domes or dry slopes and give you some one-on-one feedback on your skiing, with a few tips too!

After completing the course

On successful completion of the course, you will  be confident skiing off-piste safely. 

Many students stay after the course in Verbier to practice their new off-piste skills. We might be able to help you with accommodation or additional training if you wish to stay longer in Verbier. 

If you also wish to train to become an instructor please check if we have any available space on any of the instructor exams after the off-piste course finishes.

Please note until further notice only students with a valid EU passport will be eligable to be considered for a job after completing the course.

Accommodation in verbier

Our most popular accommodation choice over the last 22 years with our students has been our private Swiss chalets option.  This allows you to stay with 8-14 other trainee instructors together in a typical Swiss Verbier chalet.