Ski Retreats

We offer once in a life time ski retreats with the top skiers in the world; world champions, professional big mountain skiers and gold medalists.  We will ski some of the top destinations in the world and endless powder but our ski retreats go beyond the physical aspect of skiing.  Our Pros will have you thinking like an athlete as we dive in to the athlete mindset and explore the psychology that will take your skiing to the next level.

Ski Retreat with Ian McIntosh, Grand Massif, French Alps
Feb 10th – 17th 2019 – Only 3 places left!

North Face skier Ian McIntosh

We’ve got a bit of a legend joining us for our first ski retreat of 2019, Ian McIntosh! You may recognise Ian from TGR movies and skiing amazing lines.

  • Improve your ski technique by learning from one of the top skiers in the world.
  • Tap in to the athlete mentality and learn the techniques Ian uses to handle stress, pressure and think confidently.
  • Go powder hunting at one of the top spots in Europe with Ian, who has an eye for powder fields.
  • Swap ski stories in the hot tub while our amazing chefs cook you a delicious dinner.

Find more information on this awesome Uthrive ski retreat with Ian McIntosh here

Ski Retreat With Reine Barkered & Jackie Paaso,
Verbier, Switzerland.  March 14-17 2019. 

Freeride World Tour Champion Reine Barkered

Freeride Champions Reine Barkered & Jackie Paaso are taking time off from their travels with the Freeride World Tour to come join us for a Uthrive ski retreat –

  • Discover how be creative on the mountain and ski for your style.  Reine will have you looking at the mountain in a unique way while Jackie educates you on snow pack.
  • Learn to over come fear and nerves from top athletes who competes on the world stage.
  • Have fun and ski with like minded people. “As long as your having fun, you’re Freeriding” – Reine Barkered.
  • Explore the mountain like a freerider. Learn to hunt for powder, scope good ski lines and ski with like minded people.
  • Jackie will teach you how to have a strong mind set which will progress your skiing drastically. Learn the athlete mentality from one of the top skiers in the world.
  • Improve your freeriding technique whether you are just getting started or are an expert.

Find more information on the ski retreat with these World Champions Jackie Paaso here and Reine Barkered, here 

Chile Ski Retreat with Ian McIntosh
August 10th -17th 2019

Imagine waking up on your ski retreat to this every morning – falling out of your door, ready to ski on the second largest mountain range in the world, the magnificent Andes!

Imagine waking up to this every morning – falling out of your door, ready to ski in one of the beautiful places on earth, the magnificent Andes!  This is a true ski retreat – get away from it all and no more summers with out skiing!!

  • Ski in the second largest mountain range in the world with one of the top skiers in the world.
  • Explore the untouched ski areas of the world
  • Heli skiing, cat skiing, skiing volcanos
  • Relax evenings of sitting in a natural hot spring while drinking delicious Chilean wine.

Find more information on this Uthrive ski retreat in beautiful Chile here

For more information on these awesome retreats please contact us below

Rachel is a Bronze medallist who has competed in Freeride competitions since 2009. Sponsored by Faction skis, Giro, Surefoot & Flylow Gear she enjoys travelling the mountains of the world and collaborating with other professional athletes. Previously based in Whistler, Canada for ten years Rachel ran her own health practice, Whistler Wellbeing, working with some of the top athletes focusing on their mindset, overcoming fear, stress & pressure.  Rachel ran retreats in Canada and has returned to Europe to not only run adventure retreats but to work with companies & schools implement wellbeing and health programs. She now enjoys getting you out of the office in to nature.

Ski Retreat Testimonials

“Spending a long weekend in the pure mountain air with a great group, enjoying skiing and a retreat was amazing. Rachel is a super host very considerate and knows how to make sure everyone is having the best time. I would say my favourite lesson from our mountain retreat was taking time to be present and connecting with nature. Embracing the chalet atmosphere sharing new experiences with new friends over delicious food is another perk. I would highly recommend joining UThrives epic adventures in the Alps. The investment of time to ensure you are living a balanced life is very important to your mental health. Go send it and take in the mountain therapy!”
Crystal Johnson, Whistler, Canada

“Rachel is a pro. Each session, she zeroed in on what skill needed improvement and with a tweek here and there had me skiing runs I never imagined I could ski.  She was always encouraging, relaxed and infinitely patient.  She enjoyed coaching and that enjoyment transferred to me.
When I moved to the mountains in Alberta I was almost afraid of skiing without Rachel but the gifts she imparted, namely the skills she taught me and the stories she shared stayed with me like a spirit guide and gave me courage to venture down new paths.  I am forever grateful to Rachel.  And often send a blessing her way as I now enjoy mountains and ski resorts all over the world”
Margot Micallef, Alberta, Canada.

“I wasn’t exactly sure what I had signed up to for Rachels ski retreat but I knew I wanted to get out of my comfort zone of skiing the same slopes.  I am so glad I went!  I met an amazing group of like minded people and not only did my skiing drastically improve (my balance is terrible, which Rachel helped me work on) but I now look at the mountain in a completely different way.  I can’t wait to explore other resorts with my new appreciation for all the varied terrain.  And of course, one of my favourite parts was coming back to the chalet and enjoying the hot tub! What better way to end the day.”
Chris Searle, London, UK

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