Simply Snowsports Blog


Early Season Snow at Marmot Basin

Early Season Snow

21st September 2017

Marmot Basin ski resort in Canada’s Jasper National Park has always been renowned for it’s early starts and it’s long winters. However, this year the snow decided to come even earlier...

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Lars Bechert - Ski Instructor Course at Marmot Basin

3 Week Ski Instructor Internship Program

5th Septemeber 2017

This is Lars checking in again. I wrote a first blog post a few months back while doing the 3 Week Ski Instructor Internship Program here at Marmot Basin. In the meantime, a lot has happened...

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Zack Willaims - Ski Instructor Course at Marmot Basin

My Ski Instructor Course

5th Septemeber 2017

The Simply Snowsports ski instructor course changed me and made me grow into something I never was and never thought I could be...

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Marmot Basin

My First 6 Days

14th December 2016

Climbing on to the bus after the last run of the day exhausted...

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Marmot Basin

3 WEEK INSTRUCTOR PROGRAM - First Impressions

14th December 2016

This is Lars checking in from Jasper. I’m currently doing the 3 Week Instructor Program here at Marmot Basin...

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Skier in powder at Marmot Basin

Kickstarting Snow Sports Careers

13th November 2015

Here at Simply Snowsports we pride ourselves on helping our clients to find work after their ski or snowboard instructor course in Canada.

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Skier over cliff at Marmot Basin

3 Week ski instructor Internship Course Announced!

13th November 2015

Want to travel the worlds great mountain ranges and work doing something you love? Become a ski instructor in 3 weeks and walk straight into a paying job. Join our ski instructor internship course and get paid to teaching skiing. We are now taking applications for 2016.

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Gap Years with Simply Snowsports

THINKING ABOUT TAKING A GAP YEAR? DO IT IN STYLE WITH SIMPLY SNOWSPORTS

14th August 2015

The nerve racking excitement of A-level results day has finally passed and here at Simply Snowsports we hope that you got exactly the results that you wanted.

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Snowboard Instructor at Marmot Basin in Canada

WORK AS A SNOWBOARD INSTRUCTOR IN CANADA

23rd June 2015

As well as our classic 11 week snowboard instructor courses in Canada, we also run a three week internship at the beginning of each winter season.

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Tonquin Valley

WAKE UP IN THE CANADIAN ROCKY MOUNTAINS

20th June 2015

The beauty of the Canadian Rocky mountains is nothing short of breathtaking. Every morning the Simply Snowsports team and our 11 week gap year and career break clients get to open their curtains to views of the mountains. It certainly beats opening them to a busy street or urban scene.

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Grizzly Bear in Canada

INTO THE EYES OF A BEAR

11th June 2015

The variety of stunning wildlife in the Canadian Rockies is incredible. The frequency at which you encounter these individuals in Jasper National Park is nothing short of astonishing.

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Maligne Lake

DISCOVER YOUR UTOPIA

3rd June 2015

Here at Simply Snowsports we never tire of mountain life. Most of our energy is spent skiing and snowboarding in the winter months, but as spring in the Canadian Rocky Mountains gives way to summer, we really start to appreciate the variety that Jasper National Park has to offer.

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Grizzly Bear

WAKING THE WILDLIFE

19th May 2015

Spring time in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is a special time of year, especially in our unspoilt corner of Jasper National Park.

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Athabasca River

SHINING SISTERS | ATHABASCA RIVER VALLEY

3rd March 2015

My final moments at Mt. Christie last week where definitely not what I expected. While looking for that ‘perfect shot’ I fell through the ice on the banks of the Athabasca River...

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Robert Johnson Photography

ROBERT JOHNSON PHOTOGRAPHY

2nd February 2015

Simply Snowsports has teamed up with local photographer Robert Johnson to bring you the most stunning visuals of the Canadian Rockies along with stories of his adventures to capture the raw beauty of the mountains. Witness through Robert's awe-inspiring photographs all that the Rockies have to offer you on your ski or snowboard instructor course, gap year or bespoke winter sports holiday.

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Professional Development with Simply Snowsports

CONTINUAL PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

5th December 2014

Continual professional development is just as important in the winter sports industry as it is in any professional or corporate environment. Ongoing development of the Simply Snowsports team is big priority to make sure that our clients get the most up-to-date techniques, training methods and coaching when joining our world class ski or snowboard instructor course in Canada.

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Early Season Powder with Simply Snowsports

EARLY SEASON POWDER

3rd December 2014

Epic early season snowfalls surely make the Canadian Rocky Mountains the place to spend your ski or snowboard holiday this winter.

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Afterglow

FINALLY SOMETHING WORTH WATCHING...

21st October 2014

Everyone has been excited about the Sweetgrass Productions light-suit segment which dropped earlier this week and for good reason. This innovative and original piece really highlights skiing for what it is- an art form..

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Caxton FX

SIMPLY SNOWSPORTS TEAMS UP WITH CAXTON FX!

14th October 2014

To make travelling abroad easier, we have teamed up with Caxton FX to bring you a great way to exchange your foreign currency. The Caxton FX currency card allows you to prepare your travel money in advance providing a simple, safe and efficient alternative to carrying large amounts of foreign currency in your wallet..

You can also shop with confidence as our Caxton FX cards are accepted in over 31 million outlets and ATMs worldwide wherever you see the Visa sign. No hidden fees, the most competitive rates and award wining London Based service. Just follow the link below to get started.

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Seasons of Change in Canada

SEASONS OF CHANGE - SUMMER IN A SKI TOWN

26th June 2014

It is the small signs of spring that have always most captured my imagination. Barely-there buds on the trees; the smell of grass after a spring rain; the white tips on the mountains slowly but surely receding ever further upwards.

You can also shop with confidence as our Caxton FX cards are accepted in over 31 million outlets and ATMs worldwide wherever you see the Visa sign. No hidden fees, the most competitive rates and award wining London Based service. Just follow the link below to get started.

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Skier at Marmot Basin

SEVEN THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN STARTING A SUMMER WORKOUT PROGRAMME

5th June 2014

Ever wonder what you should be doing to prepare yourself for winter sports? Be awesome next winter with the Simply Snowsports guide to summer training.

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Rossignol Teams up with Simply Snowports© BLAKE JORGENSON

ROSSIGNOL TEAMS UP WITH SIMPLY SNOWSPORTS!

13th May 2014

Here at Simply Snowsports we are proud to say that we have teamed up with Rossignol, who have offered to provide a killer deal to all our customers!

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