Why Choose Us? - Altitude Ski and Snowboard School



About our School

In 2001, our ski school in Verbier started with 12 instructors and a concept to deliver high quality, professional ski & snowboard instruction to clients of all ages & abilities. Since then, we’ve expanded into new resorts & become renowned for our impeccable service & our ability to match our instructors to each client’s needs.

We now offer private and group lessons in over 10 different languages and our core goal of providing the best service and instruction remains at the heart of what we do.

Exceeding your expectations

Our goal will always be to ensure that you have an amazing time on the mountain. By employing highly qualified & experienced instructors we can match our instructor’s skill set to your needs.

Every instructor brings something unique; an expert in teaching kids, amazing patience, a racing background, great knowledge of off-piste skiing & more.

Experienced Instructors

We are very proud that our core instructor team has been with us for a long time and this teaching and resort knowledge is invaluable. Of course, we welcome the odd newbie from time to time, often from our own in house training programs, but the family atmosphere between the team allows the instructors to settle in and become familiar with the workings of Altitude early on.

The teams knowledge of the resort, our knowledge of them and their experience in teaching is second to none, guaranteeing you a great day on the hill.

Full Time Office Team

Our sales team is managed by Laura & Mary who between them, have worked for Altitude for over 15 years. They know our products & team inside out & ensure that our unrivaled level of service continues and will advise you on what type of lesson is best for you, where is best to meet, and of course, select the best instructor suited to you.

Intro IT'S EASY TO BOOK ONLINE Altitude’s ski instructors provide high quality lessons, however we are also very proud of our year round booking team always making sure our customer receive the best service. You can book your lessons anytime of the year on the phone, by email or use our online booking system or alternatively on arrival in resort. mousesmartphone ONLINE BOOKING

Our Lessons

Intro What our customers say?

    star rating  The ski school is fantastic. I highly recommend it. Everyone is super helpful. All financial transactions were super easy.
    I took private lessons with Andreas. He is really good,... read more


    star rating  Great lessons with Altitude this winter, personalised and catered to all levels and kept fun and exciting even during challenging conditions! Professional and easy booking service. Couldn’t recommend more!

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    star rating  I took a few ski lessons with Rémy and made great progress. Rémy is a very patient and experienced instructor. The lessons are varied with tailored exercises.

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    star rating  My 14 year old had a fantastic afternoon skiing
    with Astrid. She discovered lots of off piste runs and fine-tuned her technique.
    Astrid knew exactly how to challenge her... read more


    star rating  Andreas is a great instructor, always encouraging. Had the best 3 days. I recommend him, u won’t regret it.

  • star rating  Our first time with Altitude in Verbier, but definitely not the last. Our 4 year old daugther had 1:1 lessons with Alvaro and what an experience. Being new to skiing... read more

  • star rating  Excellent expérience tailored to our needs. Noticeable improvements in skiing achieved. Felt safe and capable with the ski guide at all times and without realizing it along the way managed... read more

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