Group Off-Piste Snowboard Lessons

Not much beats the feeling of leaving your mark on the mountain as you glide down a powder run. If you’re wanting to explore the incredible off-piste available, but don’t know the resort, don’t have the kit or don’t have a group you trust to ski with then our Off-Piste group lessons are perfect for you.

Explore and develop your skills with a team of skiers all of a similar ability. Our off-piste specialist instructors will show you the resorts best-kept secrets while keeping you safe.


Recommended level 4+

Age Range


Lesson Length

3 – 6 Hours


Off-Piste Snowboard Lessons




Our off-piste group lessons run in 4 formats to cater for every skill and confidence level. When choosing your lesson it is best to think about not just your technical ability but how close to the edge of your comfort zone you would like to be pushed.

You may be a strong technical snowboarder but off-piste this is only half the picture. Confidence can play a huge part. If you are unsure of which option is best for you please contact our team who are on hand to help you find the perfect lesson.

Our instructors will always place your safety at the heart of every decision they make. They will endeavour to find you the best snow in the resort but have to balance this with Avalanche Safety and the level of the group.


Find your off-piste snowboard level with our handy guide to help you select the right lesson or adventure for your ability.

The levels describe what level you are currently at and what you can already do, not what you will be learning in the lessons. These off-piste levels help us ensure that we select the perfect instructor for your lesson, so you can develop new off-piste skills and build confidence.

  • Off-Piste Level 1

    I’m happy skiing or boarding on all pistes. I can link turns and stop safely on steep slopes. I’m physically fit and have a go-getter attitude.

    Total Skiing/Snowboarding Experience: Min. 5 weeks

    Off-Piste Experience: 0-3 weeks

  • Off-Piste Level 2

    I’m happy and confident skiing or snowboarding off-piste in moderate terrain.

    Total Skiing/Snowboarding Experience: Min. 10 weeks

    Off-Piste Experience: Min. 3 weeks with a guide

  • Off-Piste Level 3

    I’m happy skiing or snowboarding off-piste in all conditions including steep terrain and narrow couloirs. I thoroughly understand off-piste safety procedures and have practised with avalanche safety equipment.

    Total Skiing/Snowboarding Experience: Min. 15 weeks.

    Off-Piste Experience: More than 6 weeks


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Top Tips

  • If you’re out with us all day, and we’re heading into the backcountry, we might stop at a refuge. Or we might grab lunch on the mountain if you’re skiing with us all day, so bring a sandwich in your backpack or bring some money for a bite to eat. Your instructor will inform you of lunch plans beforehand.
  • If you have avalanche equipment, please bring your own. We can provide avalanche equipment if necessary. Please inform us beforehand so we can prepare the equipment for you.
  • Please bring a mobile phone with you.
  • Please wear a helmet for all off-piste lessons.
  • Make sure you’ve got a piste map in your pocket (you can pick them up from most lift stations or the tourist office.)

Additional Information

  • As these are group lessons, we ask that you consider the others in the group. Please be realistic about your level as it is much harder to manage a split ability group off-piste!
  • Want to effortlessly glide through the powder making consistent turns? We’ve got you!

Choose your Lesson

The Ski Club of Great Britain presents…
Introduction to Off-Piste

A half-day introduction to backcountry snowboarding, for those who are confident on all marked pistes and have done a small amount of off-piste skiing or snowboarding. These sessions are a great way to get a taste of what the resort has to offer, orient yourself for the week ahead and get some pointers on your technique. By the end of the session, you will have only just scratched the surface of what the resort has to offer.

The Ski Club of Great Britain presents…
Intermediate Off-Piste Adventure

A full-day of snowboarding, for those who have done a small amount of off-piste skiing, and want to explore further and develop their skills. These sessions are a great way to experience the famous off-piste runs that the resort has to offer.

The Ski Club of Great Britain presents…
Advanced Off-Piste Adventure

A full-day of snowboarding, for those who have spent several weeks snowboarding off-piste with a guide. These sessions are a great way to take a deep dive into the best, often hidden, off-piste runs in each resort.

The Ski Club of Great Britain presents…
Advanced Backcountry Adventure

A full-day of backcountry snowboarding, for those who have spent several weeks skiing off-piste with a guide. These sessions are a great way to explore the entirety of the resort. You will need touring equipment and a reasonable level of experience in addition to above-average fitness levels.

Avalanche safety equipment will usually be required for both private lessons and clinics. If you need to borrow kit off us, please get in touch when booking your lesson.

We are unable to provide off-piste lessons in La Plagne at this time. If you’re after private off-piste lessons in St Anton or Verbier, please click here.

Need help with your booking?
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UK office: +44 1462 674 000
Lines open: Monday – Friday 9:00 – 17:00 UK


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