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Advice on ski improvement half season courses

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
Hi Snowheads!

Lucky me, I've booked 12 weeks off work Jan-March 2020 to ski. I'm looking to find the ideal location and course for my requirements, the ideal scenario would be:
- A course for perhaps six weeks of the 12, leaving me with the other six to just enjoy skiing having improved massively and met a bunch of people to hang with and to spend with visiting friends from the UK, or a course with some flexibility to take some weeks off of the 12.
- Not terribly fussy about being an instructor (BASI2), though a nice option, but more about improvement.
- Location wise I'd love to be in Austria, or if not probably somewhere in the Alps. Would like a decent size resort with plenty to explore and people to meet.
- I've just turned 40, so would be good to do something where there's at least some of a similar age bracket
- I've been skiing about 8 years with one or two trips a year, so probably advanced intermediate on piste but only a little experience off.

Done a bit of research, so far the ones I'm considering are:
- Edge Clinic in Austria - Course flexibility, location good, but might struggle for accommodation and it's quite a small resort
- Nonstop "Master the Mountain" in Canada - course looks ideal, but wrong continent!
- ICE BASI2 6wk in Val - Course timescales good, but don't necessarily need the instructor element, I might be bit geriatric for the group, and I'd rather be in Austria.

So basically if I could find the "Master the Mountain" course starting in January in St. Anton/Ishgl/Kitzbuhel then that'd be perfect.

Any top tips?

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 Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Alot can happen over six weeks to 3 months exercising everyday.
Have you trained that lenght of time before daily and/or ever come back from injurys after training over seasons in other sports ?

Plans can change at any point you can aim high as you want .... just dont pay in advance if you can help it .
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