Basic Skiing Course Manali

Basic Skiing Course Manali

7 days

Moderate

0 KM

MAX 15

MAX ALTITUDE

2500 mts.


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Description

A little over 2000 m from sea level, Manali in the lush green Beas valley of Himachal Pradesh is one of the best hill stations in India. It has lofty peaks and verdant surroundings which make the region highly suitable for enjoying the Himalayan nature. Not only for sightseeing, but mountain adventure as it beckons from every of the hill station’s directions.Talking about adventure, the region is very much recognized for its numerous skiing possibilities. It receives a good amount of snowfall and its prime skiing zones are easily accessible from the main town of Manali. Owing to this, enthusiasts from all over the world travel to this place every year (especially in the winter months).



Itinerary

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Day 1

Arrival in Solang. Gear and safety information sessions

We will pick you up from the Manali bus stand area at 8: 00 AM and drive to Solang (40 Minutes). Welcome and check in to your Rooms at the hotel. After welcome drinks, we’ll run you through the program outline including goals and training objectives. After breakfast meet key Ski & SnowBoard School representatives and trainers and also collect your Snowboard and Shoes. Today we’ll also hold gear information sessions and there’ll be an opportunity to select the ski colors and shoes. Later move to Ski Slopes and will be a full half day on the snow including a short lesson to stand and balance with ski/ snowboard and a chance to get your legs back into action. Back to Ski School and Lunch and Dinner.


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Day 2

Stance and Balance and get an introduction to the Core Competencies

Your first training days will be focused around developing your personal Ski/snowboard skills. You’ll learn about Stance and Balance and get an introduction to the Core Competencies. Training will cover level 1-3 teaching progressions.


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Day 3

Stance and Balance and get an introduction to the Core Competencies

Your first training days will be focused around developing your personal Ski/snowboard skills. You’ll learn about Stance and Balance and get an introduction to the Core Competencies. Training will cover level 1-3 teaching progressions.


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Day 4

Rotation, Edging and Cover Core Competencies

You will learn about rotation, edging and cover Core Competencies in more detail. One Indoor sessions will include ‘Leadership Training’ and the ‘Forces in Skiing’. Video Analysis will be a chance to identify areas for personal improvement. By the end of this training block you have an understanding of the fundamental skills and the level 1 course standards.


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Day 5

Rotation, Edging and Cover Core Competencies

You will learn about rotation, edging and cover Core Competencies in more detail. One Indoor sessions will include ‘Leadership Training’ and the ‘Forces in Skiing’. Video Analysis will be a chance to identify areas for personal improvement. By the end of this training block you have an understanding of the fundamental skills and the level 1 course standards.


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Day 6

Rotation, Edging and Cover Core Competencies

You will learn about rotation, edging and cover Core Competencies in more detail. One Indoor sessions will include ‘Leadership Training’ and the ‘Forces in Skiing’. Video Analysis will be a chance to identify areas for personal improvement. By the end of this training block you have an understanding of the fundamental skills and the level 1 course standards.


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Day 7

Skiing competition & departure from Solang

After Breakfast Skiing competition would be held and course certificates would be awarded. After the competition checkout from the hotel. We will drop you to Manali Bus Stand by 4:00 PM for onward journey. You are advised to keep a buffer of 2-3 hours in your return bus timing to account for any unexpected delays.



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Why Bikat

Learning Experience
  • We are an Adventure Learning Organisation first.
  • We want you to not just complete a trek safely but also pick up some basic trekking knowledge and skills along the way.
  • To achieve this we have integrated learning modules into our itineraries.
  • These modules will help you build the necessary skills to progress from trekking to mountaineering over time.
Loyality Programs

Our community is an integral part of us and we take pride in our trekkers and climbers. When you complete at least three days on any trek or expedition with us, you become eligible for our membership and referral programs.

  • Currently we have three levels:
  • Basic Membership
  • Summiteer Membership
  • Leader Membership
Personalized Attention
  • Our group sizes on treks don’t exceed 15 members in order to maintain a healthy Participants : Leader Ratio of 8:1.
  • Over time we have found this number to be optimum when it comes to ensuring personalised attention to every member of our group.
  • On mountaineering expeditions this number is even smaller. Our group sizes are capped at 12 members ensuring a Participants : HAP Ratio of 2:1.
Best Expedition Leaders
  • Our Expedition leaders are advanced mountaineering course qualified, specially trained in rescue procedures from NIM and certified first-aid responders.
  • Even our local guides are certified first-aid responders.
Eco-friendly Practices
  • Group sizes are capped at 15 people.
  • Batch sizes are capped at 250 people per trail per season.
  • We follow a rolling campsite model.
  • We are constantly exploring and introducing new trails to reduce the burden on existing ones.
Safety

For us, a successful summit is not about reaching the highest point of a mountain but about making it safely back to base.

  • To ensure this:
  • Every region of ours is mapped with an emergency evacuation plan.
  • The equipment we use is UIAA certified.
  • Our trek leaders are AMC certified with specialisation in rescue procedures.
  • Our support staffs are trained in first aid as well.

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What's Included

Whats Included

  • Accommodation on twin/triple sharing basis
  • Breakfast, Lunch, Tea, Dinner
  • Ski equipment for 7 days (Skis, Ski boots, Runners, Ski poles)
  • Ski instructor for 7 days
  • Evening theory lessons and instructional-cum-entertainment ski films everyday
  • Ski competition
  • Course certificates for all students
  • Bus stand pickup & drop

Whats Not Included?

  • Any portage services on the slopes
  • Any expenses of a personal nature
  • Travel or Adventure Insurance
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in Inclusions
  • Gloves and personal woolen clothes

Cancellation Policy

Cash Refund

Cancellations up to 30 days prior to departure date
5% Deduction

Between 30 days to 15 days prior to departure
50% deduction

Less than 15 days of departure
No Cash Refund

Voucher Refund

Cancellations up to 5 days prior to departure date
No Deduction

Cancellations less than 5 days prior to departure
No Refund

Please note
  • Cash refund is applicable only in case of bookings made without using any promotional offer code or vouchers.
  • This is only a brief of cancellation terms. For finer details please refer Detailed Cancellation Policy.

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