What do I need to rent?

You’ll need skis, boots and poles. You can also rent helmets if you don’t have one (recommended). If you don’t have suitable clothing (warm and wind/waterproof) then you can rent that at Bayard Sports too. As a complete beginner, you don’t need to worry about choosing equipment. Just tell the shop staff you’ve not skied […]

Where do I rent equipment?

There are lots of shops in Zermatt that rent everything you might need. It might make sense to choose a shop close to your accommodation. Bayard Sports opposite the train station (near our office) and at the bottom of the Sunnegga Express offer Summit clients a 20% discount on equipment rental. Just show them your […]

How do I book?

If you know what you’re after, just head to our online booking page and get yourself booked in. If you aren’t sure what you want to book, fill out our contact form and we’ll suggest the best lessons for you or send you some options. If you’d rather chat about your lessons, then give us […]

Are lessons available all year?

Yes. We offer a full range of lessons through the winter season (mid-December to mid-April) and private lessons through the rest of the year. Even in summer!

Should I book in advance?

If you know what you want, then yes. We can’t guarantee availability last minute. The busiest times (when last minute availability is most limited) are Christmas and New Year, mid February school holidays and late March / early April spring holidays.

What is your cancellation policy?

Cancellation more than a week in advance is free of charge. Cancellation within a week, lessons are charged at 50%. Cancellation within 24 hours results in a 100% charge.

Are your instructors qualified?

Yes, most of our team are qualified through the British instructor system. All our instructors will have completed a minimum of 5 weeks exams and 2 seasons teaching before being considered for a place on the team.

Can my instructor take me off piste?

We do have a instructors qualified to take you off piste. It is really important that you clarify this at booking.

Do you have lift queue priority?

No, none of the ski schools in Zermatt has lift queue priority.

Can my instructor take me to Italy?

Yes, if you are a good skier and meet early you can head over there in a half-day lesson, but if you really want to explore the ski area it is better to do it for the full day. Your instructor will then be able to take you to a great Italian lunch spot and […]