If you have never skied before we advise that you take some lessons with the local Ski School, Snowstorm. Their professional instructors will teach you the basic skiing skills such as turning and stopping and, as you progress, will teach you more advanced techniques. Lesson are not just for beginners either: anyone can take one to further their skills and techniques.
The 1,5 hour lessons are generally split into two 45 min lessons, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. This gives you time to practise what you have learnt, with your KISC Guide. Lessons are only available in Kandersteg at Oeschinensee. Must be booked before October 31st to guarnatee availability.
Price: CHF 30.00 per person
A one hour private lesson with a professional ski instructor can get you skiing confidenetly in no time, or help you to lose bad habits and further improve your technique and skills. Only available for maximum 4 people.
Price: CHF 70.00 for first person, additional people CHF 10.00
Telemark is a unique style of skiing with open-heeled bindings and requires a very specific technique and physical strength. The snowstorm ski school in Kandersteg offers beginners lessons in this exciting form of skiing. All lessons are private (max 4 people) and last 1 hour. The prize includes the rental of the special Telemark skis. For a fair surcharge, you can keep the skis for the rest of the day.
Price: CHF 100.- per person
To make it easier to assign your scouts to the correct group we will need to know their skill level of skiing. Snowstorm uses the following levels. Please let us know the level of skiiers in your group when booking.
First Time Skiier
You have never skied before. Or maybe you have had one lesson before where you had your first experiences at: walking on skis, gliding, basic stopping, basic direction changes.
You have used a ski lift before and you can safely ski and control your speed on a blue piste. You can brake confidently in the snow plough ski position.
You can safely ski and control your speed on a red piste. You can traverse a slope and brake in the parallell ski position. You turn with either swing turns or parallel turns.
You can carve on a blue piste and you use parallel turns on red and black pistes. You can safely ski and control your speed on a black piste.