From Backcountry ski touring films to intermediate tutorial videos, check out this selection from the Avoriaz Alpine Ski School Youtube channel, filmed locally and made by our very own instructor & guide, George Treble. You can check out further tutorial videos on Alpine Tutorials and be sure to subscribe to our Youtube channel for more like these. Enjoy!
LA SAISON BLANCHE
Filmed during the Pandemic season when all lifts were closed in France. Avoriaz Alpine SKi School Instructors George & Mark set about a ski touring challenge to take on some of the most beautiful mountains in the Portes du Soleil Backcountry.
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THE FIRST GOLDEN RULE
OF SKI TECHNIQUE
If ever skiing technique seems complicated, it doesn't have to be. The fundamentals can be summarised by two Golden Rules which apply to the majority of scenarios and solve the majority of common problems. If you can master the two simple golden rules of ski technique - you will have greater control and confidence on pretty much all ski resort slopes. This video summarises Golden Rule Number 1 Check. out Golden Rule Number 2 on the Alpine Tutorials Website
How to PARALLEL TURN
A tutorial video by Avoriaz Alpine Instructor George, covering the steps to expect and most important things to understand for skiers to master their parallel turns. You can see the full sequence of tutorial videos in order on the Alpine Tutorials Website:
REDS & BLACK RUNS
How to ski steeper slopes
Another tutorial by Avoriaz Alpine Ski Instructor George on the techniques and tactics which help skiers maintain control whilst on steeper slopes.
SKI RESORT TRAFFIC RULES
Ski resorts have their own set of traffic rules and piste etiquette which are essential to everyone's safety. Whether it's new information or simply a refresher, we highly recommend watching this video below with your group before you head out to the slopes. Piste X Code is a fantastic initiative funded by the Morzine Avoriaz community and we are proud to share it - please feel free to share it further with anyone you know who is going skiing or snowboarding soon.