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Skiing Lessons

From: £75.00

Ski Lessons in Aviemore & the Cairngorms – Learn or improve your skiing with Active’s ski school; Active offers beginner, intermediate & advanced ski & snowsports lessons (in open and private groups) from Aviemore at Cairngorm mountain, the Lecht & across the other ski centres in Scotland.

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Ski Lessons in Aviemore & the Cairngorms – Learn or improve your skiing with Active’s ski school; Active offers beginner, intermediate & advanced ski & snowsports lessons from Aviemore at Cairngorm mountain, the Lecht & across the other ski centres in Scotland.

We will select the ski centre with the best conditions and weather as well as the most suitable runs to match our clients ability. We are the only company offering this individualised level of service.

Your ski lesson includes transport to any of these areas from our meeting points in Aviemore and our main ski school base the Cairngorms Adventure Centre in Newtonmore. Saving you money and allowing you to relax as we drive you to the slopes. No other ski school around Aviemore offers this service. We also offer other snowsports in Aviemore and Ski lessons in ski centres across Scotland allowing you to learn to ski in the most suitable location.

Ski Lessons

Fully inclusive package:

  • Transport
  • Lift passes
  • Skis, boots, poles & helmet (if you want or need)
  • Full day lesson – meet in the morning get driven to the venue. 
  • Ski instruction in the morning & afternoon (at least four hours) and then dropped back at the end of the day
  • More than 20 years experience in the industry
  • Fully qualified instructors
  • Open group lessons & private lessons available
  • Beginner, intermediate and advanced lessons available, fully inclusive and tailored to you
  • Friendly & welcoming instructors + bookings team on hand
  • Individuals, families and groups – we cater to all

Beginner Ski Lessons – Expectations

  • Friendly welcoming instructors and bookings staff
  • Learning how to control your speed with a wedge
  • Inclusive ski lessons tailored to suit your ability level in the most suited terrain on the day
  • Learn about the equipment
  • Learn how to turn your skis
  • Start to Link turn together
  • To be able to ski in control down the beginner slopes
  • Most will be able to start looking at parallel skiing by the end of the lesson

Intermediate Ski Lessons – Expectations

For these lessons we recommend contacting us and discussing your aims prior as a private day may be far more suitable.

  • Friendly welcoming instructors and bookings staff
  • Inclusive ski lessons tailored to suit your ability level in the most suited terrain on the day
  • Steeper terrain
  • Skiing on the larger and longer slopes
  • Parallel skiing
  • Linked parallel turns
  • A wide variety of drills and techniques to improve posture, leg rotation and general skiing ability
  • New and varied turn shapes
  • Pole planting

Advanced Ski Lessons – Expectations

For these lessons we recommend contacting us and discussing your aims prior as a private day may be far more suitable.

  • Friendly welcoming instructors and bookings staff
  • Inclusive ski lessons tailored to suit your ability level in the most suited terrain on the day
  • Dynamic skiing – flexion and extension
  • Carving
  • Fine tuning performance
  • Angulation, inclination & seperation
  • Varied terrain on/off piste

Private 1:1 Instruction!

If you wish to book a instructor specifically for you or your group. Simply fill in an enquiry form by clicking the button to the right or drop us a ring on 01540 210 000. We will be happy to tailor any activity or course to suit your wants and needs. Private instructor rates start from £225.00

Skier Type Guide

The easy to use chart at the bottom will help you to work out your Skier type/level. The skier type guide helps us to ensure we set up your equipment correctly and safely for your ski lesson. If you never or have very little ski / board experience you will be a type 1.

*Please note if you are a season pass holder for The Lecht or Cairngorm mountain, your ski lesson package price minus the pass is £75, please contact us before booking.  On the day conditions will determine which Ski resort in Scotland we will visit for the lesson.

Interested in learning to ski? Check out our Facebook for photos of recent snowsports with our Aviemore ski school (winter season). From here can you easily see the current conditions.

Type 1 Skier

Skis cautiously and prefer skiing at slower speeds. Happy on easy or moderate, Green or Blue slopes. Novice/cautious skiing at lighter release/retention settings. Entry level skiers uncertain of their classification. Beginner ski lesson.

Type 2 Skier

Skiing more confidently at faster speeds. Preferring mixed terrain and steeper gradients, typically Blue or Red slopes. Average/moderate skiing at average release/retention settings. Intermediate ski lesson.

Type 3 Skier

Aggressive, higher speed skiing on all runs, in all conditions and venturing off piste. Skiers who designate themselves type 3 must accept higher binding release/retention settings. Advanced ski lesson.

Check out our Skiing Video Below

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