The ISIA qualification may seem like a daunting prospect for those thinking of taking their skiing and instructing to the next level. However, once you break down the different elements of the BASI Level 3 qualification and fully understand what
The time for spring ski touring has well and truly hit the Alps! A lull in the resort has allowed for a little more spare time and the opportunity to explore the alps on the doorstep of Verbier. With the
Jake and Will seem to have the knack of booking a day off to go free-riding just when a storm hits. You can set your clock by it (or your barometer). So if you want to know what our two
Now that the half term weeks have died down we’ve had chance to get a few things sorted – not least of all going through the amazing photos from Melody’s day with Jake and Will in the powder in Bruson.
Snow hits Verbier (again) The snow might have decided to start falling a little late this season, but it’s been making up for it over the last few weeks. We’ve had another massive fall at the weekend with over 50cm
After weeks and weeks of hanging about and waiting for winter to get going, the last 24 hours has seen Verbier change into a skiing Mecca again. We’ve had over half a meter of snow and probably more – although
After a summer that seemed to linger for months the weather has suddenly changed and winter has decided to make an appearance. Temperatures have plummeted here in Verbier over the weekend, and snow has been falling all the way to
Part three After training as much as we could, being as ‘selfish’ as we could (if you read the previous blog you’ll know what I mean…) and after simply running out of time, the big day arrived. Monday 12th September.
Part two So, this is the bit about the training. Trying to prepare to swim around 70km by practicing in a gravel pit a little over 250 meters long. Yes, 272 lengths is like actually swimming the real Lake Geneva.
Part one It’s been three weeks since the swim, and I know that neither Maddie nor I have felt the urge to get in water any deeper than the bath since. But it’s a part of our lives that already