Insider information on the ski & snowboard industry and our ski and snowboard instructor courses.
Andy spent last season (11/12) on our 11 week ski instructor program in Red Mountain. He completed his Level 1 CSIA exams, and has now returned home to the UK eager to get back to the snowy slopes of Western Canada.
Nat took part in our 11 week instructor course in Fernie last year before heading to university. She hopes to return at some point after uni to enjoy another incredible season, here’s how the last one went…
During sixth form I started thinking about taking a gap year and one of the things I wanted to achieve was to gain some ski instructors qualifications. I started skiing at the age of five in France Read more »
There are few better experiences in the world than spending a winter season in the mountains. It’s very rare for anyone to regret it. What’s not to like? You get to live in stunning surroundings, whilst enjoying the best snow conditions that the season has to offer.
Nonstop’s 6 week “Master The Mountain” off piste camp is an amazing way to get the very best out of an extended trip to Canada. Last year Whitelines snowboard magazine visited us to find out what the program was like (check the article out here). Also, one of the skiers on the camp this year, Dan Broidy, has been putting an awesome blog together here. It’s a great insight into what the courses is like. To follow is a summary of his experiences, with direct quote from Dan in italics. Read more »
Last season Whitelines Snowboard Magazine came to visit Nonstop in Fernie to take a look at our 6 week “MTM” off-piste camp. As well as spending some time with our instructors, they got to experience the heli trip to Boulder Hut, where they stayed and toured the backcountry on splitboards for 4 days.
Here’s the article that appeared in issue 99 (Words and photos courtesy of Ed Blomfield):
Out here there is no sound. Since the chopper dropped us at the cabin and turned back towards civilization, its rotor blades Read more »
Becoming a snowboard or ski instructor is a common dream, and is far more achievable than most people think. There are so many options out there for qualifying as an instructor (check out Nonstop’s skiing instructor courses and snowboarding instructor courses). After qualifying with one of these programs, you are open to work in snow schools around the world. Read more »