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What a fantastic January!

January 30, 2018

What a fantastic January we have had!  

The weather was very changeable in the New Year but everything has settled down and we have been out enjoying the fantastic depth of snow around the Chamonix and Evasion areas.

Here are some pictures just to prove it :-)



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Disability Snowsports UK - Ski to PyeongChang with Pippa Middleton

January 9, 2018

40 Years Transforming Lives Through Snowsports

We are excited to announce that DSUK with the help of Patron Pippa Middleton have launched our #Ski2Paralympics campaign  


The 2018 Paralympics will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea between 9th and 18th March.  A team of ski and snowb…

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Discount on Mountain Drop Offs Airport/Resort Transfers

November 30, 2017

Click on the logo for you discount link and use BASSCHX to receive your discount.

Mountain Drop-offs has been running private and shared minibus airport transfers from Geneva Airport to popular winter ski and summer sun resorts since 2004. They have an office in the UK and an operations off…

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6 points to follow to get you ready for the Off Piste this season!

October 23, 2017

Everyone dreams of skiing the POW POW, floating through champagne powder as it billows over your head and snow particles sparkles in the sunlight.




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September 24, 2017

This season we are looking for clients who would like that EXTRA SPECIAL private ski lesson.

À LA CARTE Private Ski Lessons are being delivered this season in Chamonix by BASS Directors Shona & Derek Tate.  Sign up for your bespoke lesson and share your learning development, experience he…

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Resort WebCams

September 22, 2017

Sitting in your office wondering if there is any snow falling in the alps yet?

Check out all the webcams in the valley and watch the changing seasons as the ground cools down and gets covered in the "white stuff."


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Keep up with whats on in Chamonix

September 22, 2017

Chamonix hosts a number of large events every year, Summer and Winter.

To keep up with what is happening when you are in resort check out the Official Chamonix website 


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What courses do we run?

August 16, 2017

British Ski School Chamonix Group Ski Lessons


Piste Focus

Intermediate & Advanced Skiers

  • 1 Day Group Courses - Single days covering Piste Performance skills to give you a clear focus and action plan for your future development.

Unlock Your Potential with Derek Tate and Engage the Edge with Shona Tate

We also have a range of Priva…

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How do I know my ski level for booking into a ski group or private lesson?

August 11, 2017


How do I know what level I am?  This a question we get asked by many clients wishing to book ski lessons.

It is probably one of the most important questions to know the answer to as it helps you book into the correct Group Class or gives your Private Lesson instructor the knowledge to h…

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BASS Kids Rock Junior Off Piste Adventure, Chamonix 2017

March 3, 2017

BASS Kids Rock on Grands Montets, Chamonix

6 very lucky kids got to experience our first Junior Off Piste Adventure in Chamonix this year.  All the kids have been skiing regularly with us in groups or private lessons from an early age (some from 3 years old) and they have now developed  together as one group to experience what other advent…

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What's on your list for 2017?

January 3, 2017

Ski with a BASS Director

Now the festivities are over it's time to start thinking about YOU!  What do you want to achieve this year?

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Christmas snow conditions and openings

December 16, 2016

Some of the Chamonix & Megeve Team out Training this week

The weather is currently stunning here in Chamonix with blue skies & sunshine from peak to peak.  It's been a dry spell in the Alps this December but the temperatures are cold so the ski lift companies have had the opportunity to make …

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Mountain Drop-Offs Airport Transfers

December 9, 2016

Mountain Drop-offs has been running private and shared minibus airport transfers from Geneva Airport to popular winter ski and summer sun resorts since 2004. They have an office in the UK and an o…

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Les Grands Montets, Chamonix - Partial opening from 19th November 2016

November 17, 2016

For the first time since 1999 the Valley are able to open partially for weekends.  The Grands Montets ski area will have 4 uplifts open from 8.40am - 4.30pm this weekend 19th & 20th November.

The Compagnie du Mont Blanc staff have been working very hard for the last week to piste the runs an…

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Update regarding Tickets and investment in Chamonix Valley

October 24, 2016



Skis, Bindings & Boots for sale

May 30, 2016

A selection of used equipment for sale, all in excellent condition, used by Shona & Derek last season.  If you are interested in any of these goods please contact us by email or telephone 0044 7799036358.

ROSSIGNOL EXPERIENCE 88 - 172cm length

125/88/124cm 15m Radiu…

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Disability Snowsport UK - ParaSnowBall, 28th April 2016

April 19, 2016

We at BASS Chamonix are very pleased to be supporting the Skiers Charity by donating a Day lesson for their fundraising auction at this years ParaSnowBall at the Hurlingham Club, London.

Are you doing anything on the 28th April?  If not why not get a group together and book a table for the ev…

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2016 SnowVole Awards

April 10, 2016

It's time to start nominating again!!!

Snow Industry News is delighted to be the Official Industry Media Partner for the 2016 SnowVole Awards.

Since their inception in 2012 the Awards have grown and grown and last year's Awards saw over 250,000 people make either …

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Swatch Freeride World Tour comes to Chamonix 5/6/7th February 2016

January 31, 2016

The next stage of the Freeride World Tour visits Chamonix next weekend.  The competitions will take place at Brevent by Chamonix town on the 6th & 7th but the warm up events start in the town at Place Balmat from 1pm on Friday 5th.

To join in the events check out the programme here

Check …

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NEW Womens Off Piste Touring Camps - Adventurous Women's Camps

January 2, 2016
BASS Chamonix AWC group AWC first group of the season


New product for BASS Chamonix this season headed up by Dee O'Neill.  Join Dee this season to explore the Chamonix Valley as part of this all women's course.  Full Details below:

Unleash the inner adventurer, …

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