Skiing and Snowboarding

for Brigades and Cadets

Because winter can be an adventure too...

Your first decision – to ski or to board?
Next, where?
A big-name resort with lots of facilities and a large ski area?
Or a smaller, lesser-known area with a homelier feel?

You’ll find our friendly advisors will help with these decisions from the outset.
We know our resorts inside-out and are eager to support you all the way – from advice on where to book, to dedicated support in your chosen resort.

And because we are there every step of the way,
you can focus on the experience.

Those first cautious steps onto the white stuff.
Their first exhilarating descent.
The awe-inspiring snow-capped mountains
and the warm memories of happy times.

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Advantages of skiing with PGL

Look at what’s included when you book with us!

  • No supplements for small groups*
  • A PGL rep dedicated to your group
  • A choice of rigorously audited accommodation
  • Helmets provided as standard
  • 4 hours of ski tuition provided each day
  • Après ski and/or free in-house entertainment every night
  • Superior equipment in resort
  • Professionally audited and selected transport to resort
  • Winter sports insurance cover
  • The personal support of our experienced Ski Tour Organisers
  • A comprehensive information pack and web-based resources

*Applies to coach groups only

Learning outcomes

  • It’s a chance to learn a new skill as well as improving many transferable skills (such as communication, concentration, listening skills etc.) in an unfamiliar environment.
  • Increased motivation and enthusiasm for learning will often raise aspirations.
  • Your group learns to appreciate the benefits of health and physical fitness.
  • Their confidence will improve from facing and overcoming personal challenges with the support of their friends, leaders and instructors.
  • Living together in a new environment improves your group’s social and environmental awareness.
  • They’ll achieve a recognised standard in skiing or boarding.
  • You’ll see improvements in personal qualities such as independence, self-reliance, responsibility and perseverance.

Sample itinerary

Based on a Brigades and Cadets ski trip by coach to a European resort
Day 1 Pick up by your executive coach. Travel to ferry terminal or Eurotunnel.
Day 2 Arrive in your ski resort. Orientation and meet your PGL representative.
Evening meal and ski fit.
Days 3-7 Four hours of skiing or boarding lessons daily, split between the morning and afternoon sessions. Lunch is included. This may be taken at your accommodation (if practical), or at a local on-piste restaurant; or it may be a packed lunch provided by your hotel.
Every evening offers a wide range of après ski activities from ice-skating to swimming, bowling to a horse-drawn sleigh ride, depending on the facilities of your chosen resort. Additional activities are also available free of charge, run by your PGL rep at your accommodation.
Day 8 Your last day on the slopes and your last four hours of instruction. After skiing, return to your accommodation to freshen up and change before an early evening departure for your return trip.
Day 9 Arrive home.

Resorts and hotels

You can find our full range of resorts and hotels in the schools area of our site.

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