Posted: 24/01/2017

Book your lessons with Snowboxx and The Ski Club of GB

On-snow lessons are the best way to progress your skiing, whatever your level. The Ski Club of Great Britain are providing lessons this year at Snowboxx. With over 100 years of experience in the mountains The Ski Club are ideally placed to help you make your first turns or kick those bad habits. Head to their stall in the festival village to find out more.


We catch up with Joe Troman from the Ski Club of GB to find out more about how lessons can help every type of rider...




Hey Joe, how are you?


Good thanks guys, excited for Snowboxx, less than 2 months now!


We are too! What are you most looking forward to?


All the great acts on offer but for me it has to be all about the riding, conditions in Avoriaz are looking great right now.


How long have you been skiing for, or are you a boarder?


I can snowboard to an alright level, but I'm a skier at heart. I first got on snow about 13 years ago.


Where did you learn to ski?


I learned in America when I was a kid on a tiny mountain, although I really started progressing when I was a bit older and got some lessons in the Alps.



So lessons have played a big part in your progression then?


100%, I'd still be on the learner slopes now without the help of an instructor. Lessons helped me make my first turns and gave me the confidence to tackle more challenging terrain when I was starting out, even now I'll still have the occasional lesson to brush up on technique or progress in the park or backcountry.


Lessons aren't just for beginners then?


Definitely not! All abilities benefit from instruction, it's the reason even the best in the world have coaches, there is always room for improvement. The lessons we have on offer at Snowboxx range from total beginner through to advanced skiers, so there's something for everyone.


Avoriaz sits within the expansive Portes Du Soliel area. Apart from improving your technique, skiing with an instructor helps you unlock the areas full potential, you'll discover all the best runs for your ability and a few secret hidden gems that none of your mates will know about.


Any other advantages to booking lessons at Snowboxx?


In addition to the lessons being great value, we are offering a sweet bundle of goodies with every set of Ski Club of GB lessons booked at Snowboxx. You'll get a year's Ski Club of GB membership for free which is usually £65, a €20 Planks voucher, £10 on a Caxton currency card and much more throughout the week!


What should we look out for in resort?


Download the Ski Club of GB app to stay up to date with the latest forecasts and conditions in your favourite resorts, including Avoriaz. Come and see us at our stand at the festival to find out more and for some great giveaways and competitions throughout the week, including your chance to win back the price of your festival wristband!


Check out what Snowboxx 2017 has to offer below!