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Calling all snow lovers. The BIS Ski Club is your ticket to the mountains again this ski season.
 

The BIS Ski Programme will once again be offering Skiing and Snowboarding opportunities at the Scheffau Ski Area in Austria. BIS Students, Parents and Staff are welcome to join the programme for a day in the mountains. The programme requires no long-term commitment; you can choose to ski any of the days that you wish and you are welcome to join the groups that you are capable of skiing with. Skiers and snowboarders, children and adults, beginners and advanced; you are all welcome.

The Ski Programme is in its 14th year of taking the BIS community skiing on Saturdays in December, January, February and March.

More information on the skiing and snowboarding opportunities on offer can be found below. Please read through the list to find the opportunity that is the best fit for your family.

BIS ALPINE SKI RACE TEAM

Advanced skiers looking for a racing challenge are welcome to join the BIS Alpine Ski Team. The Alpine Ski Team has on slope training on Saturdays in December, January, February and March and participates in two races in Austria. The Alpine Ski Team is generally reserved for students in the Secondary School however, exceptions can be made for experienced Primary School ski racers.

BIS SKI LESSONS – LEVEL 1 (Basic beginner) to LEVEL 9 (Very advanced)

For students of any ability level and in any grade level from Pre-Reception to Grade 12 that would like to learn how to ski or, would like to enjoy skiing with a group of similar ability level students. The BIS Ski Lessons offer instructor led group skiing for students in the Primary and Secondary School. The trusted and capable instructors at Ski School Scheffau will lead the Primary and Secondary School Ski Lessons. Levels 1 to 3 are for beginners who are new, or still relatively new to skiing. Levels 4 to 6 are for intermediate skiers with skiing experience but still have a lot to learn about turning and control on varying slope types. Levels 7 to 9 are for advanced skiers that are capable of tackling all terrain with skill and confidence.

COMMUNITY SKIING OPPORTUNITY

Parents and siblings are welcome to join the group for a Saturday of skiing or snowboarding. You will be able to register for the available Saturdays by choosing ‘Community Skiing Opportunity’, when the Ski Program Registration is open.

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Jerry Nicol at j.nicol@bis-school.com

We hope you will come out and enjoy the slopes. Thank you for your support.

Kind Regards,

 

Jerry Nicol

Ski Program Dates 2018 – 2019

Ski Saturday Dates
  • December 1, 2018: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • December 8, 2018: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • December 15, 2018: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • January 12, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • January 19, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • January 26, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • February 2, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • February 9, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • February 16, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • February 23, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • March 16, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • March 23, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • March 30, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
 

All dates are provisional and dependent on snow conditions and sufficient number of participants. Information on the services offered and general information on the Scheffau Ski area is available on the Ski Welt Internet site at:http://www.skiwelt.at/

http://skigebiet-seefeld.at/winter/

Alpine Race Team Dates
  • December 1, 2018: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • December 8, 2018: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • December 15, 2018: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • January 12, 2019: Ski Saturday @ Scheffau
  • January 16 to 20, 2019: Alpine Ski Team Race @ Hauser Kaibling, Austria
  • January 26, 2019: Race Training @ Scheffau
  • February 2, 2019: Race Training @ Scheffau
  • February 9, 2019: Race Training @ Scheffau
  • February 16, 2019: Race Training @ Scheffau
  • February 23, 2019: Race Training @ Scheffau
  • March 13 - 16, 2019: Alpine Ski Team Race Seefeld, Austria
  • March 23, 2019: Race Training @ Scheffau
  • March 30, 2019: Race Training @ Scheffau

All dates are provisional and dependent on snow conditions.

Information on the services offered and general information on the Hauser-Kabling Ski area is available on their Internet site at: www.hauser-kaibling.at/

Information on the services offered and general information on the Seefeld Ski area is available on the Happy Geschwandkopflifte Internet site at:http://skigebiet-seefeld.at/winter/