Our Saas Fee ski school offerings include:

Ski Zenit private ski lessons in Saas-Fee

Private & Group

SKIING LESSONS

All ages, beginner to expert

PRIVATE SKI LESSONS  Saas Fee ski school offers programs for all ages, beginner to expert.

Private lessons allow for full personalisation of the overall learning experience with a highly skilled team of international professionals committed to providing maximum enjoyment of the spectacular ski resort that is Saas-Fee.

We cater to skiers of all ages with a special all-around approach for teenagers that will challenge and instill a passion for skiing.

From beginners to experts, we are able to customise the perfect lesson:

- Beginners: Saas-Fee is paradise for ski discovery with two fantastic beginner areas to enjoy while building a solid skiing foundation.

- Intermediate to advanced: The combination of our Ski School and the variety of runs that Saas-Fee offers will improve technical development whilst experiencing all types of terrain.

- Expert: Accomplished skiers will discover a fun and challenging way to streamline their skiing technique and all-round abilities by focusing on specific skills such as carving, race performance, moguls, short turns, off-piste snow and freeskiing.

GROUP SKI LESSONS – Winter season peak weeks

We offer group lessons (maximum 7 participants) for children from ages 7-17, from beginner to expert level.

We emphasise our special approach to capturing the attention of all ages by creating a lasting love for skiing based on different teaching methods adapted to the needs of younger children and teenagers. Guests also have the unique opportunity to interact with other nationalities and cultures.

Our highly qualified instructors speak numerous languages (English, Spanish, French and German), putting skiers at ease while creating an engaging learning experience. English is the official language for all our group ski lessons.

Lessons are offered Monday to Friday meeting at the Spielboden lift and run from 9:15-12:00.

Saas Fee is known as the “Pearl of the Alps” surrounded by 4000-metre peaks, an amazing backdrop for an unforgettable learning experience and ski vacation.

For more info and booking visit our page:  Group and private Ski Lessons

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PRIVATE

SNOWBOARD LESSONS

All ages, beginner to expert

PRIVATE SNOWBOARD LESSONS - Ski Zenit Saas-Fee has over a decade of experience delivering snowboard lessons in Saas-Fee. We offer programs for all ages and levels.

Private lessons allow for full personalisation of the overall learning experience with a highly skilled team of international professionals committed to providing maximum enjoyment of the spectacular ski resort that is Saas-Fee.

We cater to snowboarders of all ages with a special all-around approach for teenagers that will challenge and instill a passion for snowboarding.

This small Alpine town of the swiss Alps is home to some of the best snowboarders in the world. The steep but consistent terrain of Saas-Fee make this mountain perfect for snowboarders of all levels and ages.

From beginners to experts, we are able to customise the perfect lesson:

- Beginners: Saas-Fee has the perfect terrain to take our first steps into snowboarding. We have 2 fantastic beginner areas that will help you create a solid foundation to enjoy the rest of the mountain.

- Intermediate to advanced: The combination of our Snowboard lessons and the variety of runs that Saas-Fee offers will help you advance and feel comfortable in all types of terrain.

- Expert: Accomplished snowboarders will discover a fun and challenging way to streamline their snowboarding technique and all-round abilities by focusing on specific skills such as jumps, rails, carving and freeriding.

For more info and bookings visit our page: Snowboard Lessons in Saas Fee

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PRIVATE LESSONS

SKI RACING

Year round, experienced coaches

Saas Fee Ski School Ski Racing – Year round

For those interested in trying alpine ski racing with no previous background or furthering past racing experience, Zenit Saas Fee Ski School provides training sessions centering on ski-racing technique. Race specific training will push participants to the limit of their abilities forcing a more athletic style of skiing.

The existing Adrenaline Cup courses are a great way to combine taught skills and experience during training. Private race-courses for slalom and giant slalom are available for an additional fee and subject to availability.

Race coaches will provide detailed video analysis and assessment of appropriate equipment.

If you are an experienced racer and interested in pushing your own limits with our competitive race program, visit our specific ski racing camp website.

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PRIVATE

FREERIDE GUIDING

Discover the backcountry

Saas Fee is one of the highest ski areas with some of the most reliable snow in Europe. Freeriding the Saastal Valley has some incredibly varied terrain, steep trees, pillows and short ski tours to untracked powder are all available depending on conditions.

Beautiful glaciers cascade down towards town and can be a focus of an excellent guided day adventure.

If it’s your first experience in the backcountry or off-piste, we provide step-by step instruction with technical and tactical tips keeping safety our first priority.

Avalanche backpack with kit (beacon, shovel and probe) are required and touring skis are recommended. Heli-skiing is also available.

For more off-piste options and bookings visit our Freeride website.

More than 10 years of experience teaching in Saas-Fee

Ski Zenit was established in Saas Fee in 2009. Drawn to the consistent snow conditions and the vast varied alpine terrain, we made our home in this authentic car-free town in the heart of the Alps.

We are a small international group of dedicated professionals with years of expertise and our personalised experience goes above and beyond the normal ski school product creating a lasting relationship with our guests.

We offer a wide variety of lessons in more than four languages and have the ability, upon request, to offer fully personalised ski trips all over the world.

Is our Ski School for all ages and levels?

From beginner to expert level of all ages, we offer tailor made experiences to ensure progress and overall enjoyment. If you want to ski secret lines or have a master class on technique, we can customise your experience regardless of your current ability.

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Why choose Ski Zenit, Swiss Ski School in Saas Fee to learn to ski?

Private ski lessons with Ski Zenit Swiss ski school in Saas Fee are the best way to improve quickly. Both skiers and boarders will benefit from personalised lessons in a flexible environment.

From beginner to expert level of all ages, we offer tailor made experiences to ensure progress and overall enjoyment. If you want to ski secret lines or have a master class on technique, we can customise your experience regardless of current ability.

Ski Zenit Swiss ski school in Saas Fee offers a flexible pricing structure to suit single skiers or groups of friends and family. Low season travellers can benefit from competitive prices and special offers.

What makes our ski school different? Our methodology.

Ski Zenit’s lessons ensure full customisation of the learning experience via a highly skilled team of international professionals. Ski Zenit caters to skiers of all ages. From beginners to experts, we can deliver the perfect lesson.

Our lessons are active, fun and above all take place in a safe environment. Taking on small challenges is the key to learning a solid base technique. We use progressive and adaptable methods empowering skiers of all ages to get the most out of their time on snow. We also have a different approach from classic ski schools with regards to children, adolescent and adult skier development.

We pride ourselves on offering a wide variety of learning situations focused on keeping them motivated not only throughout the ski day, but also with the intention of building a relationship with skiing that will last a lifetime.

Our group lessons are stimulating, challenging and adapted to teenagers, allowing them to progress by experience.

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“This was the second time I skied with Stefano and it’s only getting better! I am a 22 years-old skier in competitive level, and just like the first time, I enjoyed every single moment of my journey…”

CEM • LAUSANNE
SWITZERLAND, Trip Advisor

“I chose Zenit because of their approach and program. All the other schools I contacted didn’t seem to offer what I needed. Dedicated 1/2 day lesson 1 to 1 reaching.Alex was my teacher, and I felt…”

STEVEN • MOERS
GERMANY, Trip Advisor

“My son had an awesome experience. The coaches are all extremely professional, kind, caring, and knowledgeable. Our son got excellent feedback on his skiing and how to improve and he grew hugely in confidence both on and off the piste. We were very impressed by the coaches and by the whole setup. He’s looking forward to training with them again soon. Thank you!”

ALAN • ZURICH
Switzerland, Trip Advisor

Frequent
Asked
Questions

Saas Fee is a high altitude resort with majority of the slopes north facing therefore temperatures can be quiet low especially in January. As with all mountain resorts the weather is difficult to predict however March and April tend to be sunnier months.
In a mountain environment the weather can change quickly and often. We recommend wearing multiple layers so you can add or remove a layer to adjust for this. You will need a waterproof jacket and trousers as well as helmet or hat, gloves and protective eyewear such as Goggles or Sunglasses. If the weather is snowy or foggy a low light lens (yellow / pink) is best. We require children under 16 years in lessons to wear a helmet. It is not required for adults but highly recommended.
There are multiple ski hire shops in Saas Fee, we recommend Glacier Sport and guests having lessons with us receive a 10% discount on equipment rental.
If you have booked private lessons our instructors can meet you in a variety of locations in resort such as: Plattjen / Spielboden Gondola station. Alpin Express Gondola station. Kalbermatten - Beginner slopes (Lift ticket office). For our intermediate and advanced skiers we can also meet up on the slopes at the Morenia Restaurant. Children’s group lessons will meet at the Plattjen / Spielboden Gondola station on Monday mornings. Please confirm your meeting point with the office when booking.
Our children’s group lessons are all taught in English. Private lessons can be booked in English, German, French, Dutch and Spanish subject to availability.
Saas-Fee has several restaurants around the mountain from self service to full service gourmet meals for full details check the link below. https://www.saas-fee.ch/en/mountains/the-area/mountain-restaurants/ There is also a number of restaurants at the base of the nursery slopes with large terraces overlooking the slopes. We are happy to book restaurants on your behalf. If you would like us to do this please inform the office or your instructor at least 1 day in advance.
For group childrens ski classes the minimum age is 6 years old. We can take children as young as 3 years old in private ski lessons. For beginner snowboarders we can offer private lessons for children aged 7 and up. If your child is younger than 7 years but can already snowboard and has equipment small enough then we can also provide lessons.
All visitors to Saas Fee who are paying the tourist tax at their hotel or apartment receive a citizens / bürger pass. This pass entitles you to discounted ski passes and other activities and products in the village.

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