• Experience skiing in front of the Matterhorn. Get inspired by our passion as your ski instructor in Zermatt.

Lessons

Private lessons

private ski instructor Zermatt

Your personalised ski lesson on beautiful slopes in Zermatt, Cervinia and Valtournenche.

With Stefan's background as ski expert and trainer for future ski instructors we are up to date to teach you the newest techniques; no matter if you are a beginner or pro, enjoy carving, freeride, bumps or a gentle cruise.

We offer private lessons to all ages and levels. Improve your skiing under any conditions, matched to your level, on suitable slopes and terrain.

Do you want to improve your technique and enjoy unforgettable moments with your friends and family? Let us advise you with video analysis and we will create a great video from this as a souvenir.

Do you like to have fun? We have found the right spot for your holiday in the Matterhorn Ski Paradise! We would love to show you the most beautiful ski runs of Zermatt and Cervinia and, the cosiest mountain huts and some of the best rated restaurants.

If you have any questions about equipment we will be happy to advise you.

Off Season

Full day / unlimited: CHF 490.- (1-3 pers.) + CHF 40.- for any additional person.

Peak Season

Full day / unlimited: CHF 530.- (1-3 pers.) + CHF 40.- for any additional person.

 

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Freeride

Freeride instructor Zermatt

Enjoy your freedom away from the ski pistes surrounded by stunning mountains with sunshine and powder snow.

Is there anything better than setting first tracks on fresh snow with your friends?

With Jörg's enthusiasm and many years of experience as a Freeride coach and participant in the Freeride Worldtour, we will show you how to adapt your technical abilities in different snow conditions and refine your technique in the terrain.

As passionate Freeriders with great local knowledge of the spots in Zermatt, Cervinia and Valtournenche, we will make first tracks on hidden descents around the Matterhorn Freeride area.

Safety is very important when freeride skiing. We will teach you how to become a responsible and safe off-piste skier. You will also learn how to use an avalanche searching device, probe and shovel.

Off Season

Full day / unlimited: CHF 490.- (1-3 pers.) + CHF 40.- for any additional person.

Peak Season

Full day / unlimited: CHF 530.- (1-3 pers.) + CHF 40.- for any additional person.

 

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Telemark

telemark instructor Zermatt

Are you an advanced telemarker or are you looking for a new challenge?

Do you want to discover a different way of skiing?

Then Telemark is the right choice for you.

Discover the revival of the Telemark technique which is the original form of skiing.

Telemark techniques were invented in the 18th century in Norway and has become popular amongst connoisseurs in recent decades. It has continued to develop technically without losing its elegance.

The binding system with the free heel and a the special boot, you make a step change to initiate the curve, which gives you the necessary stability.

The movements of this sport are subtle, the turns are gentle and the game with your balance is pure fun.

As Telemarking quite strenuous as a beginner, we recommend booking a half-day lesson of 3 hours.

Tip: Every year at the end of April the traditional Telemarkissimo Festival takes place in the ski resort Cervinia.

Half day

Half day 3 hrs. CHF 270.- (1-3 pers.) + CHF 30.- for any additional person.

CHF 290.- Peak season

Off Season

Full day / unlimited CHF 490.- (1-3 pers.) + CHF 40.- for any additional person.

Peak Season

Full day / unlimited CHF 530.- (1-3 pers.) + CHF 40.- for any additional person.

 

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Further we support you with advice for ski rental equipment, pickup service from your hotel or chalet, arrange taxi transfers and book your table in the mountain restaurants.

About-Us

Stefan

 

Qualifications:

Federal graduate Ski instructor (BBT).
Head of Training SSSA.
Examiner Ski J+S (Expert).
Telemark Instructor Swiss Snowsports.
Kids Instructor Swiss Snowsports.

Teaching Experience:

Winter 2004 in Meiringen-Hasliberg.
Since 2006 in Zermatt and other Ski resorts in Switzerland.

Training the Trainers:

Ski expert and trainer since 2009 for instructors and trainers in various institutions such as:

Institut for Sport Science University Bern.
Youth & Sport Canton Bern and Basel.
Snowsport Mittelland, Swissski Association.
Swiss Skischool "Zermatters".
(Stoked Zermatt, 2012)

Further activities for:

Swiss Alpine Club SAC, Section Thun. (Freeridecamp).
Skiclub Zermatt (Kids training).
Promotion Rider Rossignol.

Career:

Member of the Acrobatics Ski Club Bern, Swisscup participant Moguls discipline.

Languages:

German, English.

Jörg
Private ski instructor Joerg

Qualifications:

Professional ski instructor (ISTD) TU Munich.
Federal graduate Snowsport Instructor (BBT).

Teaching Experience:

25 years of experience as a coach and ski instructor in Zermatt, Verbier and Chamonix.
One winter season in Wanaka, NZ.

Career as Freerider and Ski Alpinist:

Successful competitor in the Freeride World Tour and the World Extreme Skiing championships in Valdez, Alaska.

Ski descents of steep alpine faces including the Matterhorn East Face, Monte Rosa South East Face (Marinelli) and the North East Face of Lyskamm.

Several ski touring and Freeride trips to destinations like Alaska, Georgia, Iceland, Japan and Chile.

Further activities for:

Ski Model for big photography productions including Sport Scheck (GER) and Ellis Brigham (UK).
Many cover shots and publications in international ski magazines such as Powder Magazine (US), Fall Line (UK) and Ski Magazin (GER).

Languages: 

German, English, French and Italian.

Region

Skiing in Zermatt Matterhorn Ski Paradise

We would love to show you the amazing ski area with all it’s highlights and secret spots.

Zermatt offers breathtaking scenery, spectacular descents, endless ski slopes and untouched hills.

Situated between 1’620m and 3’883m, Zermatt is the highest ski area in the Alps and provides around 360km’s of groomed pistes of all levels of difficulty and diversity with challenging opportunities for every skier.

The ski area of five parts which are all connected: Rothorn / Sunnegga, Gornergrat, Matterhorn glacier paradise on the Swiss side and Cervinia / Valtournenche in Italy.

The Zermatt Village

Zermatt viallageZermatt has much to offer.

What is your style? Where to go?

Après-Ski, a tour through the old part of Zermatt, shopping, spa, a visit to the interesting Zermatt Atlantis Museum, a movie evening in the Vernissage cinema designed by local artist Heinz Julen, live music or a relaxing dinner in one of highly rated restaurants in town.

We are happy to assist you with recommendations or information about Zermatt's diverse choices.

Impressions

Freeride Zermatt Matterhorn
Sonnenaufgang am Matterhorn. Bereit für den nächsten Skitag

sunrise and moon at the Matterhorn

Rothhorn Februar 2016

View from Rothorn

Freeriding in Zermatt

Freeride skiing Zermatt

Fresh powdersnow at Rothorn / Chamois

Rothorn Neuschnee mit Skiehrer Stefan Dürst

Rothorn Powderday

Findeln Zermatt ausgangspunkt für Touren mit dem Skilehrer Stefan Dürst

Findeln Zermatt

Zermatt Findeln Restaurants

Zermatt Findeln

Freeriden am Gornergrat

Powdersnow at Gornergrat Breitboden

Rote Nase - Stockhorn, Freeride area
Monte Rosa

Monte Rosa

Stfandürst Skilöehrer mit Freunden auf dem Gipfel

On the top with my ski friends

Aussicht Gornergrat

View from Gornergrat

Powerder am Gornergrat Stefan Dürst

Gornergrat, powder at Rosenritz

at Riffelberg have a break and play with the snow

at Riffelberg, have a break and play with the snow

Carving Unterricht am Furggsattel

Furggsattel carving slope

Gletscher am Matterhorn

Matterhorn glacier paradise, above the clouds

Furggsattel, Snowpark Zermatt
Freeriden am Matterhorn mit Stefan Dürst

Freeride Matterhorn glacier paradise

Matterhorn Gletscher mit Sicht nach Italien

Matterhorn glacier paradise, view to italy

Matterhorn Gletscher - Feeeride Paradis

Matterhorn Glacier paradise Freeride

Schwarzsee Hirli Freeriding

Schwarzsee Hirli Freeride area

Breitboden Gornergrat Freeriden im Wald

tree skiing at Gornergrat Breitboden

Matterhorn im Nebel

Matterhorn

snowfall in Winkelmatten Zermatt

snowfall in Winkelmatten Zermatt

Cervinia view from Testa Griga

Cervinia, veiw from Testa Griga

Skifahren am Breithorn

Cervinia, passo del teodulo with Breithorn

Salette Valtournenche

Salette Valtournenche

Skifahren in der Skiarena Cervinia

skiarea Cervinia

Telemark skiing in Cervinia
Schwartor Zermatt

Schwartor Zermatt 2017

Am Gornergletscher mit Skilehrer Stefan Dürst

Crossing the river at Gornerglacier

Schwarztor serac

Schwarztor serac

Trainingsession mit Stefan Dürst

training the gates

Matterhorn von Stefan Dürst

skiday Zermatt Matterhorn

Booking

Lessons

  • Ski and Telemark Lessons for all Levels
  • Children and Adult Lessons
  • Carving
  • Freeride / Avalachetraining
  • Moguls
  • Technical Training / Videocontroll
  • Guiding around Zermatt, Cervinia, Valtournenche

Further activities and products:

Snowshoeing with stefan dürst

  • Winterwalks and Snow-Shoe Hiking
  • Fondue evening in a cosy restaurant at Furry and toboggan ride back down to Zermatt
  • Skitouring (for example in Simplon region)
  • Heliskiing / implementation with Mountainguide
  • such as skilessons in other resorts

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