Ski-Links

Val d’Isere and Tignes

ValPictureMost of the video tutorials which form part of the Ski Tips series of books, DVDs, Apps and eBooks were filmed in and around the Espace Killy.
This vast skiing area in the French Alps comprises primarily the two linked resorts of Val d’Isere and Tignes and is arguably the top skiing and boarding destination in the world.
Also check out Radio Val d’Isere to get an up to the minute report on what’s happening as well as some great music!

Val d’Isere

Martin Heckelman

Marty3If you plan to visit Val d’Isere and would like skiing or boarding lessons or if you’re looking for a back country guide, you can contact me at the email address below and I will help you find the best instructor for your needs.
eMail me at
mheckelman@aol.com

Martin Heckelman

Henry’s Avalanche Talk

henrys avalanche talkHenry’s Avalanche Talk (HAT) provides training and essential information for skiers who want to go off piste, but are held back by fear of the unknown. HAT is known for helping ordinary skiers have an extraordinary experience off-piste. They aim to leave people feeling liberated and unleashed.

Henry’s Avalanche Talk (HAT) was founded by Henry Schniewind 25 years ago and has grown into a team of off-piste professionals. They have given talks and courses to tens of thousands of people, presented at international snow science conferences and published many papers and articles.
Henry’s Avalanche Talk

Mountain Pro Ski Shop

MountainProTop quality ski shop with knowledgeable personnel run by the owners offering good personal service.
Centrally located just across from the bus station, here you can rent all your equipment for adults and children or purchase from their very well stocked supply of top quality clothing and ski gear. They specialize in Zag, Black Crow and Faction skis with a large selection of other all-mountain skis available as well as racing skis such as Blizzard and Solomon and ‘touring’ equipment that you can purchase or rent. They also have a large selection of alpine ski boots, specializing in Technica, Scarpa and Solomon. You can hire very experienced mountain guides at their ‘Bureau des Guides’ desk for off-piste adventure as well as book ‘parapente’ (hang gliding) flights from the top of the mountain.
Mountain Pro Ski Shop

Alpine Experience

AlpineExperienceOne of Val d’Isere’s premiere skis schools specializing in off-piste guiding and instruction. The team of international instructors have been guiding in and around Val d’Isere and Tignes for a number of decades and are excellent at finding the best powder and snow conditions. Made up of British, Australian, Canadian, Swedish and French instructors and mountain guides they speak an abundance of languages. Private and group guiding/lessons are available with groups limited to six persons maximum. Their specialty is ski touring in the Val/Tignes ski area, using skins and touring bindings to discover the unskied and interesting terrain that bounds the ‘Espace Killy’ (Val/Tignes). They are located in Jean Sports, on the main street of town, behind the church and across from the Pub Moris.
Alpine Experience

Val Ski Shop

Val Shop -La DalleAnyone wanting to have their skis serviced and have them returned as ‘better than new’ should visit ‘Val Ski Shop’ located in the commercial building in La Daille at the entrance to Val d’Isere. Not only do they have the best ski machine but they also have the experienced staff that know what they are doing. It is a large ski shop that spans 2 floors with not only a very large selection of top notch ski equipment to purchase or rent but clothing and garments shops on the upper floor that feature many quality brands that should satisfy all your skiing needs.
Val Ski Shop

Martin Bell Skiing Clinics

Martin Bell Skiing ClinicsOne of Britain’s most knowledgeable and experienced coaches, with 14 seasons of World Cup competition and 29 years of coaching experience. Martin works as a coach for Ski & Snowboard Club Vail (Colorado, USA). He also runs camps for children in Zermatt with Powder Byrne, and coaches with Cascade Winter Sports Club summer race camps at Mount Hood, Oregon.
Martin Bell Skiing Clinics

We Are Sno

wearesnopictureIf you would like to be a ski or snowboard instructor and would like to experience a winter ski season in the best possible way at a top resort in Canada, Europe or Japan and be guaranteed a job offer in a good resort check out . “WE ARE SNO”. They offer ski and snowboard instructor courses at top resorts across the globe. They have pioneered a new instructor course scheme called an instructor internship. This type of course guarantees paid instructor employment in the same season that course participants qualify, enabling new instructors to get an instant idea of what the industry is about as well as gaining valuable work experience.
We Are Sno

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