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Backcountry and Splitboard Courses & Guiding

Off-piste, backcountry & splitboarding courses to exciting destinations.


We have just released details of two fantastic courses that we will be running in the freeride paradise of Sestriere, Italy. The courses are running at two different levels, depending on your previous off piste experience. Details are as follows:


Our backcountry courses are running on a slimmed down program for winter 2022/23. We will be back for winter 2023/24 with a full schedule of exciting backcountry adventures.

Splitboard Backcountry Course

Off Piste Freeride – Sestriere

NEW FOR 2023, join us in the freeride paradise of Sestriere Italy. Daily backcountry adventures on this mixed lift access & splitboard course. | 22nd – 28 January 2023

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Powder Carve

Off Piste Intro – Sestriere

The perfect introduction to off piste snowboarding on this professionally guided freeride course in Sestriere, Italy. | 29th January – 4th February 2023

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Splitboard Hut Trip

Splitboarding hut-to-hut course to unique alpine destinations in France, Switzerland & Italy. Private guide & organised trips.

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Splitboard Course Europe

Chablais Splitboard Explorer

Explore the Chablais alps on this splitboard course aimed at experienced snowboarders. *Back in 2024*

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Engelberg Freeride Snowboarding

Off Piste Freeride – Engelberg, Switzerland

Join us in the powder paradise of Engelberg, Switzerland, one of the leading freeride destinations of the Alps. *Back in 2024*

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Val D'annivers Snowboarding Ss

Off Piste Freeride – Zinal, Switzerland

A week of professional backcountry snowboard guiding in Switzerland’s best freeride area of Zinal & Grimentz in the Val d’Anniviers. *Back in 2024*

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Backcountry snowboarding adventures

Advanced Backcountry Course – La Grave, France

Advanced snowboard guiding in the infamous backcountry mecca of La Grave in the French alps. This course will deliver steep lines & long powder descents. *Back in 2024*

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splitboarding in norway

Lofoten Splitboard Adventure – Arctic Norway

Snowboard summit to sea in the breath-taking Lofoten Islands in arctic Norway. This really is the ultimate bucket list splitboard destination. *Back in 2024*

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Snow Covered Tree

Off Piste Intro – Morzine, Avoriaz

Discover the joys of off piste snowboarding on this professionally guided freeride course in Morzine / Avoriaz whilst progressing your snowboard skills.

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Japan Snowboard Tour

Powder Safari – Hokkaido, Japan

Ride waist deep powder in Japan on this professionally guided snowboard trip of a lifetime. Chase winter storms, ride an active volcano, explore low-key resorts & so much more. *Back in 2024*

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Group of people splitboarding

Splitboard Guiding

Splitboarding is the ultimate way to enjoy epic adventures and untouched powder descents in the backcountry. If you have always wanted to explore the backcountry on a snowboard then splitboarding is definitely for you! Are you intrigued and keen to give splitboarding a go for the first time? We can teach you the techniques of…

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Jumping through the powder

Backcountry Guiding

If you love getting into the backcountry to shred through powder fields of snow, then you should be riding with us! MINT Snowboarding offers a wide range of private and group off piste snowboard guiding & tuition in the French alps. The Portes Du Soleil has a vast area of backcountry terrain to ride and…

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backcountry camp france

Off Piste Freeride Camp – Grand Massif

Spend a week riding the epic powder lines in the awesome freeride terrain of the Grand Massif on this professionally guided backcountry snowboard course.

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Riding powder in the sun

Off Piste Freeride Course – Morzine, Avoriaz

Discover the off-piste secret spots of Morzine / Avoriaz in the Portes du Soleil on this week long, professionally guided freeride course.

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Heli-Skiing in Europe

Snowboard Itinerary Splitboard Itinerary

Heli-boarding/skiing is the easiest and quickest way to access the most exciting and remote mountain areas in the Alps, allowing you to ride untracked powder lines all day long!

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chamonix mont blanc

Vallee Blanche

Snowboard Itinerary Splitboard Itinerary

Arguably the most famous off-piste ski / snowboard descent in the world, the Vallee Blanche is a thrilling and unforgettable challenge at high altitude in the heart of the Mont Blanc massif. An absolute must for any backcountry enthusiast.

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