Learn to ski or snowboard in 2015

There’s still time to hit the slopes this season and there’s never been a better time to learn to ski or improve on your skills. Intensive training camps are a great way to learn new skills, have fun and meet some people, all while getting to experience some beautiful Canadian ski resorts. Nonstop Ski & Snowboard caching still have some places left on their 2015 camps. Who fancies a winter adventure?

Banff One Week Freestyle Camp

Depart 4th April 2015 from £895pp

Inspired by Britain’s very own Jenny Jones’ performance in the Olympics last year, freestyle is gaining popularity and there’s no other better place to learn how to stomp new tricks than Banff; Canada’s freestyle Mecca with a park in each of the areas’s three ski resorts. Softer spring snow, and more forgiving landings means the conditions are perfect for quick progression whether on your straight airs, spins, or riding the boxes and rails.

The course is suitable for all standards of skier or snowboarder, from novice to advanced, and runs for one week from the 4th April. You will be provided with lift passes for all three of Banff’s ski resorts: Lake Louise, Sunshine Village and Norquay, as well as four days of expert freestyle tuition and a week’s stay at Irwin’s Mountain Inn, close to the Banff’s nightlife spots.

The price for the one week course is from £895 per person and includes full tuition for five days, breakfast each morning and four evening meals to coincide with the days you are training with the Nonstop pros.

East to West Snow Safari

Two weeks departing 28th February from £2675pp

Depart on the 28th February 2015 for a two week snow safari, exploring some of Canada’s best powder-heavy resorts including Banff, Revelstoke, Sun Peaks and Whistler Blackcomb. Nonstop takes care of all the logistics including transfers, lift passes and accommodation, whilst instruction and guiding is given from local pros. Designed for intermediate to advanced skiers and snowboarders, time will be spent with professionals who will take you to the very best areas of the mountain and help you improve your off-piste technique and conquer terrain you perhaps wouldn’t have found or had the confidence to tackle previously.

The two week trip is priced from £2675 per person and includes transfers from Calgary, returning to Vancouver for international flights, all transport between resorts, bed and breakfast accommodation for 14 nights, six days of instruction, 12 days of lift passes; as well as a driver and host throughout the trip. This is a social trip, where you will meet like-minded people who have a passion for snow.

Fernie Improvement Camp

One week option departures on 14th or 28th February priced from £1240pp

This is open to both skiers and snowboarders, based on two sharing. The price includes 7 nights’ accommodation on a B&B basis, three dinners, lift pass for Fernie Alpine Resort, airport transfers and four days of full tuition as per itinerary.

For more info, take a look at www.nonstopsnow.com

Author: Jess

Writer, traveller, Norfolk gal.

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