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HOW TO DO VERBIER LIKE FREERIDE WORLD CHAMPION EMILIEN BADOUX
Discovering all the mountains that Verbier has to offer would take a lifetime, however if you could count on one person to help you make the most of this off-piste mecca, it’s local charger and Freeride World Champion Emilien Badoux. Emilien has been competing on the world stage for almost two decadesand in the process has ridden some of the most beautiful and unspoilt lines around the globe.Tucked away in the dramatic and wildly picturesque Valais, Verbier is no doubt best known for its incredibly vast and varied freeride terrain.
ISPO 2018 Trends and reviews
ISPO 2018 Trends and reviews for new products hitting the mountains next winter. These top innovations will change the way you look at the mountains for 2018. Snowsports enthusiasts are continually demanding better equipment that lets them push higher and further into the mountains with minimal effort, while protecting the environment they love so much. Mountain Air picks its top innovations from ISPO for 2018.
Outlet store.
Verbier’s worst kept secret! The outlet store here in Mountain Air is unique in Verbier. It is the only shop offering you fashion and outer wear with huge discounts. We have all the brands you deserve but at prices that might surprise you. Discounts range from 50% to 70% meaning you can justify at least twice as many things to keep you looking amazing in all seasons.
Making your family ski holiday as hassle-free as possible
If you’re travelling to Verbier with the whole family, you’ll probably want to keep everything as simple as possible, after all, it’s a holiday! The last thing you want is lots of hassle getting to lessons, hiring ski equipment and organising childcare. That’s where ES, Mountain Air and Petit Verbier come in; to make sure your family holiday goes as smoothly as possible. We’re a ski school, ski rental shop and a nanny service all working together under one roof, right next to the Medran gondola in the centre of Verbier.
John Falkiner
John Falkiner moved here from Australia following the call of the mountains. He, like almost everybody else at the time, was in the most traditional and unadulterated sense a ski bum. Working as a pot washer in various bars and restaurants, until one day John was out skiing bumps in the fog on his own, apart from one other person. It was another young gun just like himself, keen to make the most of every hour spent on the hill. They eventually got chatting on a T bar lift and spent the rest of the day skiing the bumps together. It was the beginning of something truly remarkable and a friendship that would cement Verbier as one of the Alps premier extreme skiing destination and begin a revolution in the way skiing was viewed for ever more.
A deeper understanding, Mountain Air staff know what’s best, so you don’t have to!
Mountain Air Verbier, has the equipment you need for your next mountain adventure, but also the staff to ensure that you are teamed with the right skis, boots clothing and accessories. We are passionate about the mountains and it shows in our team.
Learn to ski like a royal in Verbier (Hello Magazine’s Verbier Article)
Find out why royal families flock to Verbier for ski season Although countless people plan their holidays around ski trips every year, I have never been one of them. I always thought skiing looked like a lot of fun and yet the idea of taking a ski trip and finding it not quite to my taste gave me pause. So when HELLO! Online was invited to head to not just any slopes, but to one of the most exclusive ski resorts in the world, Verbier, Switzerland, I jumped at the chance. So from having absolutely no idea how to ski, googling the word 'Salopettes' and thinking that Raclette was a type of old fashioned tennis, here's what happened on the trip…
Hiring Your Ski Equipment Hassle-Free
When hiring ski equipment, price is not and should not be the be-all-and-end-all. Ski hire is not a commodity like a bag of coffee… It’s what you’re getting for your money that counts. Here’s what nearly 40 years of experience renting ski equipment has taught us about making it hassle-free:
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