Skiing

All the Right Things

My skiing courses are all about searching out the best lines and snow and playing with the terrain. They are targeted towards advanced skiers and boarders looking to maximise their fun on the snow. We’ll discuss the various aspects needed to make being out in the mountains not just fun but also as safe as possible. Smaller group sizes with matched level abilities ensure a safer day in the mountains as well as giving each rider more personal attention. More often than not my groups ski better lines than most others during so called “steep skiing clinics”.
Come sample the great lines we can ski together – there are no out of bounds here. The only boundaries are the ones you set yourself.

IFMGA/UIAGM Certification

The highest possible certification available in the mountains 1st American to obtain this certification

Key Elements

Highly experienced and trained mountain professional in avalanche awareness and emergency proceedures.

Small Group Size Ratios

Small group size means added safety and that you get more personal, hands on attention

freeride | off piste

My skiing courses are all about searching out the best lines and snow and playing with the terrain. They are targeted towards advanced skiers and boarders looking to maximise their fun on the snow. We’ll discuss the various aspects needed to make being out in the mountains not just fun but also as safe as possible. Smaller group sizes with matched level abilities ensure a safer day in the mountains as well as giving each rider more personal attention. More often than not my groups ski better lines than most others during so called “steep skiing clinics”.
Come sample the great lines we can ski together – there are no out of bounds here. The only boundaries are the ones you set yourself.

chamonix - france

Chamonix is one of my top ski destinations and therefore it is only logical that I offer a freeride camp to the mecca of skiing. The amount of varied terrain is incredible and the options are endless. There is always a great mix of challenging skiing, powder and good times that will keep everyone satisfied. Why not join me and see why is will be hard to beat one of my custom off-piste ski weeks.

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ski safari dolomites

I can’t think of a better ski program anywhere. The stunning scenery, incredibly long descents and fabulous food make this an absolute “must do” ski trip.

It is pretty easy to see why when you get here as the surrounding landscape is beyond description.

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zinal grimentz - switzerland

Zinal Switzerland is not on many off piste fanatics radar but for the few that do know – this is one incredible place for top notch skiing. There is a bit for all levels and abilities, numerous day tours, designated “freeride” zones, all kinds skiable summits, mini ski safaris and so much more…

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lech - zurs - st anton

Lech is a new addition to my off piste ski weeks programs. The reason why is actually pretty simple as there are few places in the Alps with such vast and varied terrain as the Arlberg region of Lech. 

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adventure | steep skiing

My special skiing courses are all about skiing the steep and the deep. My steep skiing courses are a total hands on learning experience. My heliski outings and courses are beyond a doubt some of the best skiing you will ever do. Check them out.

ski mt etna

Sicily. Volcanoes. Snow. How do all of these things together make any sense? Well you have to see it to believe it is true. And true it is – some of the best corn snow I have skied was on Mt Etna last year. And yes the food is pretty good too.

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big mountain skiing

Legendary peaks often offer legendary ski runs. With the right conditions we can pick a line on one of the icons and realise one of your dream descents. I am very passionate about steep skiing having learned from some of the best. Let me introduce you to this amazing world of adrenaline rush.

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the last of the ski bums

The ultimate last of the ski bums ski trip is a no-frills, no holds bared ski trip to – wherever the snow falls. Because after all, that’s the only way to do it. It’s all about road trips, cheap hotels and good times. But the skiing, yeah the skiing will be stuff you only have dreamt about until now.

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steep skiing courses

The Chamonix valley and Cortina in the Dolomites are two meccas for steep skiing. The amount of varied terrain is incredible and the options are endless.

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ski the vallee blanche

The world famous Vallee Blanche needs little introduction.

It is perhaps the most famous run in all the world and arguably one of the finest. If you are visiting the Chamonix valley this winter – your stay would be incomplete without having skied la Vallee Blanche.

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ski touring | ski mountaineering

Ski mountaineering or ski touring got it’s start here in the European Alps with reason. The mind blowing itineraries, welcoming huts and exquisite food are all reasons to ski here. I offer several tours including the famous Haute Route as well as many places under the radar such as the Austrian Stubai as well as the new Tour of Mont Blanc. I can guide you anywhere.

haute route chamonix - zermatt

The Haute Route Ski Tour or more commonly known as Chamonix – Zermatt is by far the most popular and prized ski destination in the Alps. Each year many skiers set out to attempt to complete this coveted traverse, yet not all will succeed in reaching the final destination of Zermatt.

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gran paradiso ski tour

The Gran Paradiso ski tour offers grconfirmed ski tourers a fantastic opportunity with numerous challenging uphill sections along with some absolutely stunning downhill runs. It remains one of the best kept secrets of the Alps without the crowds of some of the more well known tours.

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ski tour around mont blanc

This is a new exciting course taking the Tour of Mont Blanc or TMB a step further by bringing the added fun of skiing into the picture.

Starting in the Chamonix valley, we will work clockwise around Mont Blanc and spend time in Switzerland and in Italy as we ski our way around the 4810m high Mont Blanc.

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ski mont blanc

Skiing off the summit of the highest peak in the Alps is certainly one of the greatest descents in the Alps. Where else in the world can one ski over 3,600m? – Absolutely amazing…

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stubai ski tour

The Stubai Alps have all the right ingredients for what makes a ski tour just amazing. Great snow, excellent huts, hearty cuisine and spectacular terrain all combine to make touring in the Stubai a must do.
With the Stubai being off the radar, the only folk you are likely to see here are those looking for authenticity. No need to worry about the crowds or making tracks – you’ll finish each day with a big smile on your face.

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heliskiing

Massive scenery, massive vertical drop. Once you’ve experienced the thrill of heli supported adventures, you’ll have a hard time not getting addicted.
Offers include flying just about anywhere in the Alps – including the highest summits of the Alps – Mont Blanc and Monte Rosa – as well as the incredible journey to Kamchatka, Russia.

heliski italy - switzerland

The steep, varied terrain of the Alps can offer nearly just about any snow condition from waist deep powder to perfect spring corn. The drop zones bring you into the very heart of big glacier capped mountains. My heli-ski and heli-board programs are targeted towards expert skiers and boarders. There are many different options available offering diverse scenery and challenging terrain. 

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kamchatka russia

IMAGINE THE FAR EAST OF RUSSIA. IMAGINE A VOLCANIC PENINSULA STRETCHING INTO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. UNLIMITED, UNTOUCHED SLOPES COVERED IN THE SNOW OF DREAMS. THAT’S KAMCHATKA…

Land of live volcanoes, fjords and unspoiled wilderness. Kamchatka is a unique peninsula 

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heli haute route

Think it is a crazy idea? Well not so much really. In fact, I have done several of the legs in a day. So I thought – what could be better than doing the whole Haute Route using the heli? This will turn into the ultimate adventure and allow you to have an incredible heli ski experience in the Alps. 

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There are many more options – contact me to discuss setting up a custom dream trip
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