Murray learnt to ski near his home in Scotland at his local resorts – Glenshee and the Lecht.
After studying Mechanical Engineering at University, he decided against a career in the Oil and Gas Industry and opted instead to follow his passions which are skiing and sailing.
Since becoming an instructor, Murray has worked in Verbier and works at Coronet Peak in New Zealand during Southern Hemisphere winters.
When Murray is not working in Verbier or New Zealand, he also skippers sailing yachts in Scotland and the Mediterranean.
He also loves hiking, camping, watersports and all things outdoors.
BASI Level 4 ISTD
Swiss Brevet Federal
BASI Trainer (examiner)
SOME LOCAL KNOWLEDGE:
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE MOUNTAIN RESTAURANT?
“My favourite restaurant has to be Carrefour. Great views with lots of sun, friendly staff and delicious food. Not to mention the location – it’s road-accessed as well as on the piste, so both skiers and walkers can enjoy it easily.”
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE SKI AREA?
“My favourite place to ski in resort is probably the various faces of Mont Gele. It’s got everything – couloirs, steep pitches, bumps and two exciting itinerary runs! Great on a powder day.”
WHERE’S YOUR FAVOURITE PLACE FOR APRES?
“It’s got to be Lumi. Loads of local beers, live music, great terrace. Get yourself in there!”
WHAT’S YOUR BEST TIP FOR A HOLIDAY IN VERBIER?
“Make sure to spend some time exploring every part of the 4 Vallees as there are lots of hidden gems in terms of ski areas, restaurants and bars. Ask one of us for recommendations!”