Mint Snowboard Camps

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Resort(s): Morzine
Camp Type(s): Freestyle , Hiking , Improver
Organisation(s): BASI
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Original snowboard only/dedicated school in the Portes du Soieil
Variety of courses, camps and private lessons available
Come and ride with Mint, Fun and Progression are guaranteed!
Mint Snowboard school was established in 2006 and is the original dedicated Snowboard school in the Portes Du Soleil. Mint prides itself on offering a team of snowboard instructors with outstanding reputations, a passion for teaching and the highest-level snowboard qualifications available. Just like their students, each instructor has a favourite aspect of snowboarding so whether its, park, pipe, powder or hiking off into the wilderness to catch some fresh lines, we have an instructor to suite you. Mint is also an official Burton Experience Snowboarding Centre offering the best available in terms of education and products to suite your needs.

Come and ride with Mint for easy to understand techniques and fun focused coaching for all levels. Progression and good times are guaranteed!

Mint Snowboard Camps in Morzine Schedule

Experience Snowboarding Camp

16th – 20th December

Together with Burton's Experience Snowboarding Program we are offering a unique way for beginners to learn to snowboard. This camp is designed specifically for newbee snowboarders to perfect the basic skills of snowboarding using a tried & tested program. The aim is to ensure that you enjoy the learning stages of snowboarding and make you grounded for future progression, whether your goals are joining Team GB in the Olympics or purely enjoying cruising the slopes! This course is a perfect way for beginners to spend a week learning to snowboard with others of the same level.

Shred Progression Intermediate

16th – 20th December
13th – 17th January

Even if you're fairly content with what you're riding, a week with an expert instructor will help you enjoy it 10 times more… and chances are you'll find out there's still plenty left in the tank.
There's always something new to try, that's one of the joys of snowboarding, and enjoyment comes alive with progression.
We regard this course, along with the advanced level course, as essential in the development of a solid riding platform from which you can further progress your riding in specific areas such as freestyle or freeride. These courses are thus key in our course progression and are held early in the season allowing you to use your new skills during the winter ahead.
Requirements: Happy on blue and most red runs and keen to progress further and try new aspects to snowboarding.

Shred Progression Advanced Camp

16th – 20th December
13th – 17th January

"A ninjas training is never complete"

Ideal for advanced level riders whether you are training for BASI exams or have just spent a lot of time on a board.
This course is all about getting you dominating over whole mountain, whether it be jibbing the pistes, slaying the off piste or hitting the world class snowparks that the Portes du Soleil has to offer. We will teach you how to get the maximum performance from your board and show you how to have maximum fun whatever the terrain and conditions. Get inspired & get progressing on every inch of the mountain you cross!
We regard this course, along with the intermediate level course, as essential in the development of a solid riding platform from which you can further progress your riding in specific areas such as freestyle or freeride. These courses are thus key in our course progression and are held early in the season allowing you to use your new skills during the winter ahead.

Requirements: You can already shred the whole mountain with ease, but are keen to get inspired to take it to the next level... learn new skills & progress your performance beyond expectations.

Freestyle Camp

20th – 24th January 2014

This camp is the one for you if the various sides of freestyle riding are your focus for progression. Improve and develop your skills & style; whether it be kickers, rails or pipe… come jib, spin & flip with us!
Whether you wish to learn the basic principles and techniques of airtime, spinning, sliding, carving pipe walls, flat land tricks and much more… or are ready to develop your freestyle riding further, such as making a 360 a 540 or progressing on to bigger kickers and more technical rail tricks. We will ensure you have the technical skills and solid stance needed in order to be able to develop your skills in the various elements of freestyle riding.
Avoriaz & the Portes du Soleil are home to some of the best snowparks in Europe; with a total of 13 snowparks in the Portes du Soleil. Avoriaz alone has 5 snowparks including the Burton Stash and a superpipe!

Requirements: This camp suits anyone who is a solid red run rider or above, either with or without previous freestyle experience.

Back Country Snowboard Camp

13th – 17th January 2014

This camp is for those who want to adventure into the untouched areas of the Portes du Soleil. Designed to tune your riding further by teaching you the skills of off piste snowboarding and thus allowing you to explore the endless possibilities offered by the mountain's natural terrain.

Learn how to approach the backcountry responsibly & safely as well as receive training in avalanche search & rescue.

Check out the rad times riding epic powder from last years Backcountry Snowboard Camp

Requirements: High intermediate / advanced rider who is confident in all conditions and with some off piste & powder experience. A good level of fitness is required.

Splitboard Camp

17th – 21st March 2014

Discover the wonderful world of splitboarding!

Bored of riding the easily accessed off piste from the resort and eager to explore the untouched terrain further afield? It's time to reap the benefits of splitboarding!
This course will introduce you to the huge expanse of backcountry terrain that a splitboarding gives you the ability to enjoy. Experience a new style of snowboarding adventure and ride endless opportunties of new lines on offer.
This course is suitable for both advanced level riders, new to splitboarding, and for experienced splitboarders wanting guiding to reach new lines and to hunt out the best snow in Morzine and the Portes du Soleil.

Requirements: Advanced rider who is confident in all conditions and is experienced in riding off piste & powder. A good level of fitness is required as you can expect to hike a couple of hours a day.

Snowboard Skills Week (with Rude Chalets)

13th – 20th April 2014

Duration: 5 days/3 hours per day

To wrap up Winter 2014 Mint Snowboarding and rudechalets™ are offering an insanely good value "Snowboard Skills Week". The week will enable you to progress your snowboarding that little bit further and nail all those tricks you did not quite master before the season comes to a close. Plus, as well as receiving FREE access to the rudechalets™ 2014 Burton Snowboard Test Centre everyone will also get a sneak preview and the chance to test a selection of Burton's brand spanking new 2015 Snowboards.

Afternoons will be free to practices techniques, explore the epic parks, pistes and tree lined runs of the Avoriaz ski area and soak up the spring sunshine in one of the chilled out cafes or lively après ski bars.

Requirements: Suitable for intermediate and advanced riders.

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