THE SNOW CENTRE TRIPS TO REAL MOUNTAINS, REAL SNOW, REAL SWITZERLAND!

Why not join one of The Snow Centre’s ski & snowboard trips this winter to Switzerland where you’ll be joined by our very own top instructors to give you full time coaching, video analysis and much more!

We’ve trips to Switzerland between October and April, to a range of resorts across the Valais region.

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To ensure you get the most out of our trips, we recommend you are able to ski or snowboard a red run or attend Skills Development Coaching sessions with one of our coaches to assess your level.

Find out more about everything Switzerland has to offer here.

To book or find out more information, please call us on 0344 770 7227 or complete our Enquiry Form.

BOOK BEFORE 30TH SEPTEMBER AND RECEIVE A PACK OF 6 COACHING SESSIONS! Ask at the time of booking for more information.

SAAS-FEE – OCTOBER – PRE-SEASON TUNE-UP

WHEN

Wednesday 18th – Sunday 22nd October 2017

WHO IS THIS TRIP AIMED AT?

This trip will suit skiers and snowboarders who are capable on a red run and have several weeks on the mountain under their belt. The training will focus on developing piste skills (carving and short turns) along with all mountain tactics for dealing with steeper and bumpier terrain.

DISCIPLINE: ALPINE SKI & SNOWBOARD

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Picturesque transfer by train and bus to and from Geneva Airport
  • 4 day Saas Valley Lift Pass
  • Full time coaching from The Snow Centre’s Senior Coaches.
  • 4 nights Half Board accommodation in a shared room at wellnessHostel4000, just 4 minutes’ walk from the Alpin Express cable car.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • International flights to Geneva Airport* 
  • Equipment hire**
  • Lunch & drinks
  • Travel Insurance

*See below our recommended flights and a discount with SWISS.
**We’ve negotiated a reduced rate with local ski rental shops. Please ask for more details when you book.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Wednesday 18th – Sunday 22nd October 2017
£795 per person sharing a twin room
 
Single occupancy rooms are available but are limited and carry a supplement of £150.
 
£100 deposit payable at the time of booking to secure your place, with the balance due 6 weeks before departure, which is 6th September.

Cancellation policy

Period Before Departure When Notice Of Cancellation Is Received Percentage Of Total Booking Price
70 days or more Loss of deposit
69 - 63 days 30%
62 - 49 days 50%
48 - 29 days 70%
28 - 15 days 90%
14 - 0 days 100%

WHAT FLIGHTS SHOULD I BOOK?

To give us the maximum time in Saas Fee, we have chosen the following flights for our team.

Our friends at SWISS have also offered a £25 discount off your flights for this trip. Please ask for your Promo Code at the time of booking.

SWISS offers FREE ski carriage on all their ‘Classic’ fares.

Outbound Return

Wednesday 18th October

Sunday 22nd October

LX353 LX358
Departing London Heathrow 08:55

Departing Geneva 20:45

Arriving Geneva 11:35

Arriving London Heathrow 21:25

If you travel on these flights, or those of a similar time, you will be met by a member of The Snow Centre team at Heathrow or Geneva airport. If you wish to make alternative travel arrangements, we can arrange for your train transfer tickets to be given to you before you leave and we will meet you in Saas Fee.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR COACHING TEAM, THE RESORT & ACCOMMODATION

Your Coaching Team

We want you to have the best time in Switzerland, that’s why we make sure we’ve got the best coaches on hand to make sure everything is covered. Not only will they give you full time coaching throughout your trip, they’ll also meet you at Heathrow, transfer to Saas Fee with you, and almost certainly join you for an Après drink or two!
 
You can meet your coaches on one of our many Skills Development Coaching sessions running throughout the week. Book your next session now!

Saas-Fee

High and snow-sure, the resort of Saas-Fee at 1800m is a car-free charming traditional mountain village surrounded by high peaks and glaciers. As well as the charm factor there’s the super-reliable snow as this is one of Europe’s highest all round ski areas.

you spend most of your days here at an altitude – up to 3,600m – that is unrivalled in the Alps. Thanks to altitude and aspect, Saas-Fee has a long ski season and there's also skiing on the glacier in summer.

During the Autum Saas Fee glacier offers a snow sure training ground services by a network of high altitude ski lifts including cablecars, a funicular railway and T bar lifts. The autumn terrain is perfect for working on your piste performance (long and short turns)

wellnessHostel4000

A world first for the glacier village of Saas-Fee. This is not your average ‘hostel’! It combines the typical laid-back ambiance of a youth hostel with the exacting requirements of modern wellness and fitness facilities. Here contemporary architecture, easy-going hospitality, sustainability as a way of life and high quality aspirations make up an offering whose informal style unites guests from all over the world. Free WiFi is available throughout the building. Access to the swimming pool is included, use of other facilities can be paid for locally. Meals in the hostel are geared around providing maximum energy for high altitude skiing and riding and are served to a set time and set menu canteen style.

GRIMENTZ – JANUARY – SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

WHEN

Wednesday 17th – Sunday 21st January 2018

WHO IS THIS TRIP AIMED AT?

There will be three groups for this trip, two Alpine Ski groups and one Snowboard group. Whilst the groups will work separately during the day, all groups will stay in the same accommodation in the evening, making this the perfect trip for you and your friends of different abilities, or mixed skiers and snowboarders.

Group 1Technical on piste course Aimed at skiers wanting to fine tune their all-round skiing skills. The course will focus on the fundamental steering elements and ideal for people who are wanting to make more dynamic turns and learn to carve their skis. This course will ideally suit people who have a desire to tackle red runs.

Group 2: Introduction to Off-Piste Ever fancied off piste skiing but unsure where to start? This course will be idea for people who want to make that transition from piste to powder. During the training you will learn how to adapt you technique for all terrain, learn about tactical approaches when skiing an open mountain, and of course learn the basics of safe off piste travel - mountain awareness and use of specialist equipment. The training will be conducted by specialist off piste instructors and the course will venture in to a variety of different terrain.

Group 3: Snowboard tune-up This group is open to snowboarders who have the ability to ride confidently around blue terrain with a desire to take on more technical terrain. During the course our trainer will develop your technical riding skills with a cheeky introduction to some basic freestyle maneuverers. All good all round mountain tune up!

DISCIPLINE: ALPINE SKI OR SNOWBOARD

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Picturesque transfer by train and bus to and from Geneva Airport
  • 4 day Val d’Anniviers Lift Pass
  • Full time coaching from The Snow Centre’s Senior Coaches.
  • 4 nights Half Board accommodation in a shared room at Hotel Alpina, with ski-in, ski-out location.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • International flights to Geneva Airport* 
  • Equipment hire**
  • Lunch & drinks
  • Travel Insurance

*See below our recommended flights and a discount with SWISS.
**We’ve negotiated a reduced rate with local ski rental shops. Please ask for more details when you book.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Wednesday 17th – Sunday 21st January 2018
£795 per person sharing a twin room
 
Single occupancy rooms are available but are limited and carry a supplement of £150.
 
£100 deposit payable at the time of booking to secure your place, with the balance due 12 weeks before departure, which is 25th October 2017.

Cancellation policy

Period Before Departure When Notice Of Cancellation Is Received Percentage Of Total Booking Price
70 days or more Loss of deposit
69 - 63 days 30%
62 - 49 days 50%
48 - 29 days 70%
28 - 15 days 90%
14 - 0 days 100%

WHAT FLIGHTS SHOULD I BOOK?

To give us the maximum time in Grimentz, we have chosen the following flights for our team.

Our friends at SWISS have also offered a £25 discount off your flights for this trip. Please ask for your Promo Code at the time of booking.

SWISS offers FREE ski carriage on all their ‘Classic’ fares.

Outbound Return

Wednesday 17th January

Sunday 21st January

LX353 LX358
Departing London Heathrow 08:55

Departing Geneva 20:45

Arriving Geneva 11:35

Arriving London Heathrow 21:25

If you travel on these flights, or those of a similar time, you will be met by a member of The Snow Centre team at Heathrow or Geneva airport. If you wish to make alternative travel arrangements, we can arrange for your train transfer tickets to be given to you before you leave and we will meet you in Grimentz.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR COACHING TEAM, THE RESORT & ACCOMMODATION

Your Coaching Team

We want you to have the best time in Switzerland, that’s why we make sure we’ve got the best coaches on hand to make sure everything is covered. Not only will they give you full time coaching throughout your trip, including video analysis, they’ll also meet you at Heathrow,* transfer to Grimentz with you, and almost certainly join you for an Après drink or two!
 
You can meet your coaches on one of our many Skills Development Coaching sessions running throughout the week. Book your next session now!

Grimentz & Sierre-Anniviers

The three skiing areas in Val d'Anniviers, Grimentz-Zinal, St-Luc/Chandolin and Vercorin guarantee skiing pleasures with a single ski pass. A vast 220km of pistes are at your disposal. The ski area is high and snow-sure and offers a great variety of slopes for all levels. You will stay in the picturesque village of Grimentz at 1,564m and enjoy a chalet style accommodation at the Hotel Alpina right next to the cable car. Off the slopes there is plenty to do with a wide choice of restaurants, bars and nightlife.

Hotel Alpina

Built in the familiar style of a Swiss chalet, the Hotel Alpina is in an ideal location at the foot of the slopes and opposite the gondola station. Situated in the hub of the village, you can wander the streets and alleyways taking in everything Grimentz has to offer. The restaurant at the Hotel Alpina offers both traditional and modern cuisine, and even some Valais specialities. You’ll have a fantastic week here with The Snow Centre team.

FIESCHERALP – JANUARY – ON-PISTE PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT

WHEN

Wednesday 24th – Sunday 28th January 2018

WHO IS THIS TRIP AIMED AT?

With two alpine ski coaching groups on this trip, you’ll get the coaching you need to take you to the next level.

Group 1: Intermediate piste skills A course for skiers looking for an on piste technical tune up developing all round performance. This course will be ideal for skiers who can comfortably navigate a blue run and have a desire to tackle red slopes.

Group 2: Developing carving Aletsch provides the best in “motorway” carving piste. This course and the resort lends itself to really developing carving techniques and understanding how to get performance out of your skis. To get the most out of this course you will be a comfortable red run skier with an eagerness to ski a little faster under guidance from our professionals.

DISCIPLINE: ALPINE SKI

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Picturesque transfer by train, bus and gondola to and from Geneva Airport
  • 4 day Aletsch Arena Lift Pass
  • Full time coaching from The Snow Centre’s Senior Coaches.
  • 4 nights Half Board accommodation in a shared room at Hotel Alpina, with ski-in, ski-out location.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • International flights to Geneva Airport* 
  • Equipment hire**
  • Lunch & drinks
  • Travel Insurance

*See below our recommended flights and a discount with SWISS.
**We’ve negotiated a reduced rate with local ski rental shops. Please ask for more details when you book.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Wednesday 24th – Sunday 28th January 2018
£795 per person sharing a twin room
 
Single occupancy rooms are available but are limited and carry a supplement of £150
 
£100 deposit payable at the time of booking to secure your place, with the balance due 12 weeks before departure, which is 1st November 2017.

Cancellation policy

Period Before Departure When Notice Of Cancellation Is Received Percentage Of Total Booking Price
70 days or more Loss of deposit
69 - 63 days 30%
62 - 49 days 50%
48 - 29 days 70%
28 - 15 days 90%
14 - 0 days 100%

WHAT FLIGHTS SHOULD I BOOK?

To give us the maximum time in Fiescheralp, we have chosen the following flights for our team.

Our friends at SWISS have also offered a £25 discount off your flights for this trip. Please ask for your Promo Code at the time of booking.

SWISS offers FREE ski carriage on all their ‘Classic’ fares.

Outbound Return

Wednesday 17th January

Sunday 21st January

LX353 LX358
Departing London Heathrow 08:55

Departing Geneva 20:45

Arriving Geneva 11:35

Arriving London Heathrow 21:25

If you travel on these flights, or those of a similar time, you will be met by a member of The Snow Centre team at Heathrow or Geneva airport. If you wish to make alternative travel arrangements, we can arrange for your train transfer tickets to be given to you before you leave and we will meet you in Fiescheralp.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR COACHING TEAM, THE RESORT & ACCOMMODATION

Your Coaching Team

We want you to have the best time in Switzerland, that’s why we make sure we’ve got the best coaches on hand to make sure everything is covered. Not only will they give you full time coaching throughout your trip, including video analysis, they’ll also meet you at Heathrow,* transfer to Fiescheralp with you, and almost certainly join you for an Après drink or two!
 
You can meet your coaches on one of our many Skills Development Coaching sessions running throughout the week. Book your next session now!

Aletsch

The village of Fiescheralp is one of the car-free resorts part of the Aletsch Arena. Upon arrival, you take the local cableways up to the resort and from the Hotel Alpina you enjoy a fully ski-in/ski-out holiday. Experience skiing and snowboarding like you never have before! On 104 km of great pistes in the Aletsch Arena, discover the dream slopes between Riederalp, Bettmeralp and Fiesch-Eggishorn with some of them overlooking the mighty 23km-long Aletsch Glacier/ At between 1845 and 2869 m, the resort has ideal skiing conditions from December to April.

Hotel Alpina

Run by the Imwinkelried family, you’ll be welcomed with open arms to the Hotel Alpina. Situated right on the edge of the piste, with the famous Tipi bar right outside for some music and a few Après this really is the perfect location. In the evening the restaurant offers an unrivalled ambience on the Fiescheralp between tradition and innovation. The sun deck offers its unique panoramic view of the impressive chain of mountains is an ideal spot for passing the time.

THYON – MARCH – CRUISE THE BLUES

WHEN

Sunday 18th – Saturday 24th March 2018

WHO IS THIS TRIP AIMED AT?

The idea of this trip is to develop piste confidence in a beautiful and calm ski area of Thyon. The piste network here is ideal for building those fundamental skills that will empower you to enjoy your skiing and take on small but manageable challenges. To get the most out of this course you will be able to flow comfortably down green and blue pistes with a desire to tackle a red run.

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • Picturesque transfer by train, bus to and from Geneva Airport
  • 6 day 4 Vallees Lift Pass
  • Full time coaching from The Snow Centre’s Senior Coaches.
  • 6 nights Half Board accommodation in a shared room at La Cambuse, with ski-in, ski-out location.

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • International flights to Geneva Airport* 
  • Equipment hire**
  • Lunch & drinks
  • Travel Insurance

*See below our recommended flights and a discount with SWISS.
**We’ve negotiated a reduced rate with local ski rental shops. Please ask for more details when you book.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Sunday 18th – Saturday 24th March 2018
£1,050 per person sharing a twin room
 
Single occupancy rooms are available but are limited and carry a supplement of £250.
 
£100 deposit payable at the time of booking to secure your place, with the balance due 12 weeks before departure, which is 24th December 2017.

Cancellation policy

Period Before Departure When Notice Of Cancellation Is Received Percentage Of Total Booking Price
70 days or more Loss of deposit
69 - 63 days 30%
62 - 49 days 50%
48 - 29 days 70%
28 - 15 days 90%
14 - 0 days 100%

WHAT FLIGHTS SHOULD I BOOK?

To give us the maximum time in Thyon, we have chosen the following flights for our team.

Our friends at SWISS have also offered a £25 discount off your flights for this trip. Please ask for your Promo Code at the time of booking.

SWISS offers FREE ski carriage on all their ‘Classic’ fares.

Outbound Return

Sunday 18th March

Saturday 24th March

LX353 LX358
Departing London Heathrow 08:55

Departing Geneva 20:45

Arriving Geneva 11:35

Arriving London Heathrow 21:25

If you travel on these flights, or those of a similar time, you will be met by a member of The Snow Centre team at Heathrow or Geneva airport. If you wish to make alternative travel arrangements, we can arrange for your train transfer tickets to be given to you before you leave and we will meet you in Thyon.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR COACHING TEAM, THE RESORT & ACCOMMODATION

Your Coaching Team

We want you to have the best time in Switzerland, that’s why we make sure we’ve got the best coaches on hand to make sure everything is covered. Not only will they give you full time coaching throughout your trip, including video analysis, they’ll also meet you at Heathrow,* transfer to Thyon with you, and almost certainly join you for an Après drink or two!
 
You can meet your coaches on one of our many Skills Development Coaching sessions running throughout the week. Book your next session now!

Thyon

Thyon is the Eastern gateway to the vast ‘Four Valleys’ skiing area, with over 400km of pistes available. The small, modern winter sports centre of Thyon, enjoys a beautiful panorama of the Bernese, Valais and Vaud (Waadtland) Alps, dominated by the 4000 metre peaks of the world-famous Matterhorn and the majestic Dent Blanche. Thyon is close to the canton capital of Sion (Sitten) at an altitude of between 1500 m to 2100m and has access to pistes from December to April.

Hotel La Cambuse

Located in the centre of the resort of Les Collons, Hotel La Cambuse is right next to the ski slopes. La Cambuse features a south-facing terrace with breath-taking panoramic views of the Matterhorn and the Dent Blanche. The restaurant serves French cuisine and traditional Valais specialities, and a breakfast buffet is available each morning.

NENDAZ – MARCH – WINTER WARM DOWN

WHEN

Saturday 17th – Saturday 24th March 2018

WHO IS THIS TRIP AIMED AT?

Perfect for groups of friends and family who want a relaxed trip with informal coaching from The Snow Centre’s coaches. Available for skiers and snowboarders alike, who have the ability to ride around on blue terrain and easy red slopes. The week will be hosted by our regular Team of TSC coaches who will offer guidance and companionship on the slopes. Our coaches will offer hints and tips in an informal “guided practice” style.

DSCIPLINE: ALPINE SKI & SNOWBOARD

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • 6 day 4 Vallees Lift Pass
  • 7 nights Self Catering apartments in Nendaz
  • Fully qualified coaches on hand to give hints and tips at various times throughout the week

WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

  • International flights*
  • Transfers from destination airport to Nendaz
  • Equipment hire**
  • All food & drinks
  • Travel Insurance

*See below our recommended flights and a discount with SWISS.
**We’ve negotiated a reduced rate with local ski rental shops. Please ask for more details when you book.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Saturday 17th – Saturday 24th March 2018
£395 per person

Apartments vary in size. Please ask for more information for your groups size. Single travellers are welcome, you will be allocated accommodation with others from The Snow Centre’s group.

£100 deposit payable at the time of booking to secure your place, with the balance due 12 weeks before departure, which is 23rd December 2017.

Cancellation policy

Period Before Departure When Notice Of Cancellation Is Received Percentage Of Total Booking Price
70 days or more Loss of deposit
69 - 63 days 30%
62 - 49 days 50%
48 - 29 days 70%
28 - 15 days 90%
14 - 0 days 100%

WHAT FLIGHTS SHOULD I BOOK?

To give us the maximum time in Nendaz, we have chosen the following flights for our team.

Our friends at SWISS have also offered a £25 discount off your flights for this trip. Please ask for your Promo Code at the time of booking.

SWISS offers FREE ski carriage on all their ‘Classic’ fares.

Outbound Return

Saturday 17th March

Saturday 24th March

LX353 LX358
Departing London Heathrow 08:55

Departing Geneva 20:45

Arriving Geneva 11:35

Arriving London Heathrow 21:25

Please note, transfers aren’t included in this trip. We recommend you purchase a Swiss Transfer Ticket for an enjoyable transfer by train and bus. Click here for more information. Other transfers are available.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE SNOW CENTRE TEAM IN SWITZERLAND & THE RESORT

The Snow Centre Team in Switzerland

We want you to have the best time in Switzerland, that’s why we make sure we’ve got a team on hand to make sure everything is covered. If you have any queries you can let them know at any time, and if you’re looking for some hints and tips on the slope, they’ll be available for some informal coaching at various points throughout the week, and they’ll almost certainly join you for an Après drink or two!

You can meet your coaches on one of our many Skills Development Coaching sessions running throughout the week. Book your next session now!

Nendaz

Nendaz offers a unique and exceptional ski area surrounded by marvellous high mountain scenery. From the resort set at 1400m to the Mont-Fort glacier at 3300m, you will spend an unforgettable vacation.

With 412 km of ski-runs, it is the biggest ski-area fully set on Swiss territory : plenty to give you the very best skiing, as well as the opportunity to take unforgettable tours in the mountains !

THE 4 VALLÉES INCLUDES :

  • 412 km of ski-runs
  • 92 mountain-lifts
  • 47 km of covered runs

Snow Centre

Top 3 FAQsLift Passes

Q. Is equipment included?

A. Your lift or lesson pass includes the hire of skis,ski boots & poles or snowboard & snowboard boots plus helmets. We recommend that you wear warm clothing, however if you don’t own any of these items you can hire clothing from us for £7and purchase gloves for £10.00 and socks for £4.

Q. Is the slope busy?

A. Check out our live webcam here to see how the slopes are looking today. We always recommend that you pre-book Lift Passes to make sure there's space on the slope, as well as get 10% OFF when you pre-book online. Click here to go to the live webcam.

Q. What is the age of an adult and junior

A. Anyone 16 years and below is a junior at The Snow Centre and 17 years and above are adults. Our Junior Group Lessons are broken down in a different age groups to improve the quality of the lessons we can provide: 4 years (Ski Only) 5 - 6 years (Ski Only) 7 - 10 years (Ski or Snowboard) 11 - 16 years (Ski or Snowboard).

Know your limits What level am I?

If you’re brand new to the slopes or reintroducing yourself to the snow, check out the questionnaire below to see what level you are, and what level ski lesson we recommend you to book. Of course if your still not sure please call our team on 0344 770 7227

Level 3
I can do basic snowplough turns

We offer a large range of Adult Skiing Lessons, Junior Skiing Lessons and Family Skiing Lessons so there is something for everyone. You can take your pick, from the ‘we’re all in it together’ Group Lessons to the personal one-on-one style of our Private Lessons.

Our expert ski instructors have endorsed this recommendation based on the information you have provided. If you want to discuss your level further please call 0344 770 7227 to speak to our team.

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