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Freestyle Snowboard Camp – Morzine, Avoriaz

Freestyle Snowboard Camp – Morzine, Avoriaz - Description

Join this freestyle snowboard camp to build your skills, taking your air and style to the next level.

This week long snowboard camp in Morzine / Avoriaz is specifically aimed at intermediate & advanced level riders looking to progress their freestyle skills & style.

Groups are small (maximum 6 people) and you will learn with people of a similar riding level. For first timers you will learn the basic principles and techniques of airtime, spinning, carving pipe walls & flat land tricks.

Already got the basics down! Ready to develop your freestyle further! Are you looking to make 360’s and 540’s, to push your technical rail tricks or to step up to bigger kickers? Then we can help you get there!

NEW for winter 2022/23 we are stoked to be joining forces with Northstar Chalets who will be providing chalet style accommodation on our snowboard camps in Morzine. Northstar are a small, independent local company who run 3 fantastic catered chalets located in central Morzine. With Northstar you can expect the warmest welcome and the comfiest chalets, along with fabulous food. For full details on the accommodation included in the freestyle snowboard camp click on the accommodation tab to the left.

Whatever your freestyle goals, our instructors will ensure you develop the technical skills to reach them.
Avoriaz is considered a hub of European snowboarding and has 5 snowparks, including the Burton Stash and a superpipe. There are a further 8 parks across the rest of the Portes du Soleil. Check out more info on snowparks in the Morzine area here: Portes du Soleil snowparks

Duration

7 nights chalet accommodation in Morzine and 5 full days of freestyle coaching

Ratio

Group size: Max 6 (Min 4)

Advantages

You will learn in small groups with others of a similar riding level. You will focus on specific techniques to develop your full range of freestyle riding including airs, grabs, rotations, jibbing and buttering, rails, boxes and halfpipe riding. If you have something specific you want to work on then our instructors will focus on these areas so you can progress in the areas you want to develop.

Is this for me?

This freestyle camp is specifically developed for intermediate to advanced level snowboarders who want to develop their freestyle riding. If you have no previous freestyle experience or are struggling to make progress on specific tricks, we will work with you throughout the week to progress freestyle snowboarding.

Travelling alone? Not a problem! Our snowboard courses are designed with solo-travellers in mind. They are a great way to progress your snowboarding, learning in a small group with others of the same level.



Suggested Fitness Level

Fitness Level 2/5: An average level of fitness required to enjoy this course to it's fullest




Suitable for Snowboarders with a Skill Level 3 to 5

Below is a description of the skill levels suited:


Level 3. Lower Intermediate

You are happy linking turns on most runs both consistantly and confidently, although sometimes coming into difficulty on steeps or challenging snow conditions. You wish to ride the whole mountain and find new challenges. We’ll give you the techniques to make your riding more dynamic, start carving your board, learn a few tricks and even take you off piste.

Level 4. High Intermediate

You are an experienced snowboarder, competent riding the whole mountain, in almost all snow conditions and terrain types. Even if you’re content with what you’re riding, a session with an top level instructor can help you enjoy it even more … and chances are you’ll find out there’s still plenty left in the tank. It’s time to increase your performance, dominate the mountain, master new tricks and venture further off piste.

Level 5. Advanced

You are a seasoned snowboarder who has an extensive experience off piste and / or in the snowpark. You can ride any terrain and make it look good. Join a program for riding steep & deep terrain, or finding how 3 feet out of a pipe can be 10 with a bit of coaching.

Structure

Day 1: Freestyle techniques including stance, speed, pop & landing and using these to ollie, air, shifty & grab.

Day 2: You will learn the fundamentals of buttering and build up to some tricks on the slopes. Take these new skills to the Burton Stash in Avoriaz, where you will learn to style them out.

Day 3: How to spin; from small hits on the side of the piste to bigger kickers in the snowparks.

Day 4: Jib day on rails & boxes – learning the techniques to master different jib tricks from basic skills through to linked tricks.

Day 5: Flexible coaching day – depending on groups goals

Accommodation

Accommodation for the Freestyle Snowboard Camp 2023 will be provided by the awesome Northstar Chalets. Northstar are a small independent chalet company offering exceptional service in their chalets located in the centre of Morzine.

With the fully catered chalet experience, you can make the most of your time on the mountain and enjoy a real snowboard holiday. The Northstar chalets are all centrally located, meaning you can either walk to the slopes or jump on a free shuttle bus, depending on where you are heading that day. No waiting around for shuttle runs, means more time on the slopes or in the hot tub!

Shared rooms are with other solo travelers joining the camp in same sex, twin rooms.

What’s included:

  • 7 nights accommodation in a twin room
  • Canapés & bubbles on arrival
  • Cooked breakfast served on 5 mornings. A continental breakfast, including fresh croissants, baguettes, yoghurts, jams, fruit, ham & cheese served every day
  • Afternoon tea with tea, coffee or hot chocolate and freshly baked cakes
  • 4 course evening meal with locally sourced ingredients, served on 5 evenings
  • Free flowing wine and cheese board
  • Outdoor hot tub
  • Compagnie de Provence toiletries
  • Bathroom towels & hot tub towels

The Freestyle Camp 2023 will be hosted in Chalet Floralies. Click on the link to see full details, facilities & photos of the chalet.

Whats included

  • Accommodation in Morzine

    7 nights catered chalet accommodation in central Morzine (see accommodation section for more info)

  • 5 days on snow coaching

    With a fully qualified BASI ISTD (or equivalent) snowboard instructor

  • Video coaching

    To help analyse your riding and understand how to make appropriate changes

  • Stretch-Out Session

    Re-energise your body and reduce muscle tiredness with this mid-week Stretch-Out Yoga Session.

Whats not included

  • Ski Pass

    To avoid wasting time in queues at the lift pass office, Northstar can arrange your lift pass for you and deliver it to your chalet upon arrival. You will need a full Portes du Soleil ski pass.

  • Personal snowboarding equipment

    For rentals we recommend The Woods snowboard shop. The Woods stocks high end demo boards as well as Burton Learn to Ride equipment, perfect for beginners & improvers.

  • Airport Transfers

    We highly recommend booking through Skiidy Gonzales, who offer our clients a 10% discount. Book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

  • Personal insurance
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Course

Date

Price

Freestyle Snowboard Camp
Morzine / Avoriaz - France
29/01/2023 Northstar Chalets
1725€