Ladies Ski Camp


1 week Meribel Catered

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Overview

A week of girl's ski training with top coaching and great company!

Combine a week of ski coaching, throw in some healthy home cooked meals, plenty of wine and a bunch of like-minded ladies and you've got yourself one hell of a week! If you are you looking to take your skiing to the next level in a relaxed and stress-free environment, focusing on all aspects of your skiing in a friendly, confidence-boosting atmosphere. Master moguls, progress in powder, learn to carve and try out some jumps in the park!

  • 20 hours tuition and guiding from a female Olympic Ski Instructor
  • Piste Performance Technique, developing style to your skiing
  • Basic Freestyle Introduction
  • Introduction to Off Piste Skiing * 
  • 1:8 Instructor Ratio - With Emily you're guaranteed lots of personal development and fun
  • Insight into what ski equipment is needed for your progression
  • High-end centrally-located chalet accommodation with a hot tub and sauna
  • Hot breakfasts, afternoon tea, 4-course nutritious evening meal with wine

*Subject to snow conditions

The Coach - Emily Sarsfield

We were so lucky to have Emily on board for this exclusive week! As well as being a BASI Level 4 instructor and Meribel local, Emily is a Ski Cross athlete who has represented on the World Cup circuit since 2006. She is 7x British Ski Cross Champion, has reached No. 20 in the world and trains all year round. 

She can offer a massive variety of training, as ski cross combines speed, technique, and elements of freestyle. She teaches members of the public through her own ski school in Meribel when she isn't training or competing, so she can help any level of skier and provide great advice to anyone wanting to improve their skiing or confidence on the mountain. 

Follow her  @emskicross

 

What to Expect

  • Return airport transfers from Geneva on start and end dates of course (see your booking confirmation for specific times)
  • 7 Nights in our Luxury Chalet in Meribel Mottaret with hot tub and sauna
  • 6 Day 3 Valleys lift pass
  • 20 hours snowboard coaching and guiding around the amazing 3 Valleys (4 hours per day, 5 days)
  • 6 Days of Cooked breakfast, Afternoon Tea and 4 course dinner with wine. Wednesday is the staff day off, with self-service breakfast and a chance for you to sample the tasty local restaurants in the evening.

Chalet Life, Meribel

Chalet L'Arclusaz is our beautiful flagship chalet, offering incredible views down the valley either from it's spacious living area. The comfortable 5 bedroom building will be your lovely home for the week. Rest assured your Chalet Chef and Host will ensure an exciting menu catered to your needs, and the French wine's flowing. With warm comforts of a sauna and hot tub, kick back and relax in style after a big day on the hill.

Food and Drink

What you eat is important! You'll be riding hard for 6 days, and it's important that your body stays fuelled.  We'll be serving up hot cooked breakfasts each morning, as well as a selection of cereals, fruit and pastries if preferred, spreading up afternoon tea for your return, and then presenting a 4-course meal of energy filled healthy dinners. Wine will be served with the evening meals. Your chalet hosts have one day off in a week, which gives you an opportunity to enjoy the local restaurants in Meribel. Don’t worry they’ll still be on hand to advise on the best places to wine and dine!  Dietary requirements are not a problem, we only ask for this information to be highlighted during the booking stage.

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TimeLine

Here you'll find a day by day breakdown of your course.

  • Arrival 1 Day

    Arrival at Geneva Airport in time for your 3pm private group transfer to the chalet

  • Day 1 & 2 2 Days

    4 hour Ski Session with Emily - covering a variety of skills and techniques on all terrain

  • Day 3 1 Day

    4 hour lesson followed by dinner in a local Savoyard restaurant 

  • Day 4 1 Day

    Rest Day to explore the amazing 3 Valleys at your leisure, or relax with a swim and spa day in the Olympic Centre in Meribel

  • Day 5 1 Day

    4 hour Ski Session with Emily Sarsfield. Tailor the session to what you would like to focus on, or what the conditions are best for. 

  • Day 6 1 Day

    Final day of skiing with Emily followed by apres beers at the Ronnie!

  • Departures 1 Day

    Departure day, with a 10am return complimentary transfer to Geneva airport (n.b. we allow 3 hours for transfer, 2 hours for airport check in, so you should aim to book a flight no earlier than 3pm.)

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FAQs

Got a question about this course? Here's the best place to start. If you don't find your answer here, you can request a callback or get in touch using our contact page.

This camp is best suited to intermediate-advanced skiers. 

Intermediate

You can do parallel turns consistently and confidently on all greens, blues, reds, and some blacks, but tough conditions slow you down and affect your technique. you have done some easy, open off-piste.

Advanced

You have mastered the mountain. You can ski precisely and confidently on all pistes in a variety of conditions. You have good off-piste experience, including some steeper terrain and tree runs.

If you're still unsure, give us a call on 02087888668 and one of our team will be happy to help!

Chalet Matines in Merbiel Centre is a comfortable 8 man Chalet, with a ski in ski out setting which is also only 5 minutes walk from the centre of town.  We provide breakfast, afternoon tea and a relaxed two-course dinner each night bar one (staff day off) With a WiFi, a good chill out area with widescreen TV and Amazon Fire TV, this chalet has everything you need for your first trip to the Alps! 

The rooms are twin share but you can upgrade to a single room at additional cost

Wholesome, healthy and nutritious. We are aiming to start the revolution against stodgy and overly-filling, full-of-cream-and-butter chalet food. Instead we love fresh healthy food, influenced by flavours from around the globe, with still a good dose of chocolate desserts and cake in the afternoon! We have developed a menu that aims to sustain throughout a day of skiing but not make you feel like you have put on weight over your holiday! Let us know if you have any dietary requirements and we will cater for them. 

There will be a maximum of 8 on this course.

As part of this course, we will be including a transfer departing from Geneva Airport at 15:00 on the start date. Therefore, ensure that your arrival time is no later than 14:30 in order to make the transfer to Meribel. On the return, we will include a transfer to Geneva Airport departing from the chalet at 10:00 on the final day of your camp. The average transfer time is 3 hours and check in 2 hours, therefore you should book your departure flight from 15:00.

If your arrival or departure flights fall outside our free transfer times, then get in touch and we may be able to organise a private transfer for you on request at an additional cost, subject to availability.

Again, if you are planning on coming out earlier or staying on afterwards, please note that you will have to arrange your airport transfers at your own expense.

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