Join us in Italy and learn to Freeride in Sestriere with our Off-Piste snowboarding intro course
Join us in Italy and learn to Freeride in Sestriere with our Off-Piste snowboarding intro course.
MINT Snowboarding brings you 5 full days of professional off-piste snowboard coaching, hotel accommodation and amazing Italian food in the epic freeride paradise of Sestriere Italy. If its your first time venturing away from groomed tracks and you want to develop your off-piste technical riding, then this is the course for you.
Join us for an exciting and fun week on your snowboard in a whole new mountain experience with daily adventures into new and untouched freeride terrain. Our coaching will develop your off-piste snowboarding technique and give you the base knowledge and skills in backcountry safety and avalanche search and rescue techniques needed to safely explore in freeride terrain.
The ‘Milky Way’ ski area is one of the largest ski areas in Italy, comprised of 6 linked ski resorts with Sestriere being the best base to explore the area. Offering everything from hidden open bowls and easy couloirs to exciting lines through the larch forests, the area is a haven for off piste snowboarding.
Arrival day: Informal meeting in the evening.
Day 1: Warm up day with an introduction to off piste snowboarding and technical riding skills. A focus on progressing your riding technique across various off piste terrain types and snow conditions.
Day 2: Off-Piste freeride day in Sestriere and Vallone. A focus on mountain safety skills & avalanche training.
Day 3: Off-Piste freeride day in Sansicario and Sauze D'Oulx. Further development of technical riding skills
Day 4: Off-Piste freeride day in Montgenevre
Day 5: Off-Piste freeride day. Location dependent on conditions
The exact itinerary of the week remains flexible to allow for variations with the weather and snow conditions. Each day we will check the weather and snow conditions before deciding where best to go, looking for the best off piste snowboarding for you.