MINT Snowboarding since 2006. World Snow Award Winners in 2016 & 2017!
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!
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
7 nights accommodation in Morzine and 5 full days of freestyle coaching
Group size: Max 6 (Min 4)
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.
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.
Fitness Level 2/5: An average level of fitness required to enjoy this course to it's fullest
Below is a description of the skill levels suited:
Level 3. Lower Intermediate
You are happy linking turns on most runs, 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.
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: Ride the Avoriaz halfpipe – you will learn the core skills required to ride halfpipe and how to land tricks such as hand plants.
Accommodation is with the fantastic Riders Refuge in Chalet Emile located a 10 minute walk from central Morzine.
Chalet Emile boasts a sun terrace and outdoor hot tub, perfect for relaxing after a tiring days riding. For nights in the comfy living area, complete with central log burning fire place, has a flat screen TV with freesat HDTV along with a media centre containing loads of films and a Wii games console with plenty of games. The chalet is less than a 10 minute walk to the Morzine nightlife if you want to head out for a beer or two.
*Rooms are shared with other solo travellers joining the camp in same sex, twin or triple rooms. Single person supplement available upon request and subject to availability.
7 nights half board chalet accommodation
With a fully qualified BASI ISTD (or equivalent) snowboard instructor (5.5 hrs / day)
To / from Geneva Airport
To help analyse your riding and understand how to make appropriate changes
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