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Affiliated Brands and Partners

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Panda Optics works closely with a number of brands and companies from ski school sponsorship to non-conflicting brand associations.

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We are always open to non-conflicting partnership so please get in touch!

Ski Schools / academies

PDS Snowsport

The ski school is a modern take on the traditional ski school. Designed around you and your individual learning requirements, we create unique ski and snowboard lessons to cater for your every need.

Ultimate Snowsports

Ski & Snowboard Lessons - Quality tuition from British instructors TIGNES & VAL D'ISERE

New Generation

International Ski & Snowboard School with teams in 19 resorts across the French, Swiss & Austrian Alps. Ski tips, client stories, ski videos, snow reports and much more!

Go Myoko

Welcome to your next destination, Myoko Kogen, where snow meets sport and sun meets play. Get ready for a trip that caters to you all year long. Keep in touch with us so you can be sure not to miss it when you are next in town.

SnowSkool

Thinking about a gap year, career break or job in the snowsports industry? Love the mountains?? Make the most of your time and become a ski instructor or snowboard instructor with SnowSkool! We run ski instructor courses and snowboard instructor courses in Canada, New Zealand and France, ranging from 2 to 13 weeks in length.

Snow Country Instructors

We are a team of experienced instructors and coaches teaching all levels of skiing and snowboarding in the Snow Country Region of Japan. We love what we do and care about your experience in these beautiful mountains.

Mammut Mountain School

Based on the edge of the English Lake District the Mammut Mountain School exists to motivate, educate and challenge everyone who loves the mountains, with a range of courses and adventures that will increase enjoyment, appreciation and safety of future adventures. “We aim to inspire and educate anyone who loves adventure, so they can gain the skills required to achieve their goals.” Sam Sykes – CEO – Mammut Mountain School UK

Evolution 2 Chamonix

Evolution 2 is a not only a ski school ... we are an Outdoor Adventure Specialist and we offer you various activities to enjoy Chamonix valley all year round. Professionals of the mountains : Ski Instructor, High Mountain Guide, accompanist, Pilots of paragliding, Mushers... ready to share their passion and make you discover the joys of the mountains.

British Alpine Ski and Snowboard

BASS Ski Schools are the Alps premier ski schools, operating in some of the most prestigious resorts throughout France. These include Val' d'Isere, Tignes, Meribel, Courchevel and Saint Martin. We cater for all ages and level's of skier from beginner to off piste. All of our lessons are taught in English by British qualified instructors who hold the highest possible level of qualification.

Bluebird Snowsports

We are an enthusiastic group of experienced Snow sport Instructors Based within the Alps, operating out of both the Swiss and French ski resorts in Les Portes Du Soleil. Our aim and sole focus is to make sure we get the right instructor for you, ensuring the time you have on the snow is made fun, safe and beneficial to you in the long run. To enquire please visit our website or pick up the phone to chat about your up and coming holiday adventure to the mountains.

ESS Villars

We have only one goal: your pleasure in total safety! Founded in 1932, our school has never ceased to evolve. To date, it has more than 300 professors who each year adapt their teaching to the new snow sports equipment.

Snow Limits Ski School

Our skilled and experienced team of British ski instructors makes us the perfect choice for all levels of skier – from beginner to professional. All of our instructors are fully qualified and all lessons are delivered in English.

BASI National team

Panda Optics are the sponsorship supplier to BASI’s National Education Team, who will be representing Britain at Interski 2019, in Pamporovo. Login to BASI Members Page with link

Parallel Dreams Coaching Academy’

Learn how to seek out and actively take the opportunities presented to you each day and strive to "Be The BEST You Can Be." Help to influence the people you come into contact with on a daily basis having a positive influence on the World around you. Seek out new challenges and opportunities and use our Educators to help set out a clear pathway for you to achieve your GOALS.

Clubs / Charities

Medski

Medski is a collaborative initiative open to students of all allied healthcare courses (Medics, dentists, physios, nurses, vets etc.).We host an annual ski trip comprised of ~400-600 guests and provide a rare opportunity for “NHS heroes” to relax, connect and enjoy a university scale ski trip

Ski Club of Great Britain

Join the UK's largest snowsports community and get closer to the mountains with these great member benefits: Save money with hundreds of year-round discounts, experience fantastic group holidays with Ski Club Freshtracks, ski with Leaders in 18 resorts and Instructor-Led Guiding in 11 French resorts and St Anton, expert advice, 9-day weather reports and 5 issues of Ski+Board magazine.

Ladies Ski Club

The Ladies’ Ski Club encourages and supports British female competitors in snowsports and builds fellowship among women from all snowsport nations.

Tokyo Snow Club

Snowboard, Ski & Outdoor Club for people living in or visiting Japan. In winter we travel to Shiga Kogen, Nozawa Onsen, Hakuba, Zao Onsen, Myoko and Naeba ski resort areas just to name a few! During the green season we have outdoor adventures every weekend. Club membership is free and everyone is welcome!

Snow Camp

Snow-Camp are the UK’s only registered charity using a unique combination of snowsports, life-skills sessions, qualifications and vocational opportunities to support inner-city young people. This year Panda Optics are taking direct donations to help their cause. Click the link to donate.

Travel / Holiday

Powder Mad

Powder Mad is a collective of kindred spirits brought together by our love for the mountains. Powder Mad`s mission is to provide exceptional off-piste and backcountry adventures and expertly crafted courses. Powder Mad caters to both solo adventurers and groups of friends who seek connection with like-minded individuals sharing their profound passion for off-piste and backcountry experiences. Join us on a journey to redefine your mountain experience

Skyhook Adventure

Book adventures with local guides

Alps Adventures

English speaking guides and trips based in Switzerland, and the Alps. Outdoor Adventures in Switzerland. Our speciality is 4 day, 3 night hut to hut trips, with daily summer departures.

kaluma Ski

Kaluma is a luxury ski company, operating and running our very own collection of luxury ski chalets. With over 20 years of operational experience in organising luxury ski holidays, we are proud to call St Anton am Arlberg and Courchevel our homes.

Momentum Ski

We’re specialists in tailor-made ski holidays, ski weekends and events, offering bespoke year-round trips to the Alps and beyond.

We Ski

WeSki is an innovative online booking platform that allows you to plan and book your next skiing and snowboarding holiday. Allowing you to choose from a wide range of date ranges, accommodations, flights, transfers and ski passes, WeSki also solves the problem of group bookings by allowing spilt payments. WeSki have given Panda customers an exclusive 5% discount, code to be announced soon.

Ski Lifts

Founded in 2003, Ski Lifts initially provided airport transfers from Geneva Airport to Morzine, Avoriaz and Les Gets Since then, Ski-Lifts has seen considerable growth and now via a trusted network of partners offers airport transfers to ski resorts in 12 different countries and transports around 60,000 passengers per winter season. Ski Lifts have kindly offered Panda customers a 5% discount on transfers. Click the image for their website

Snow Snow Simple

SnowSnowSimple is a free-to-use, independent Concierge booking service for all your snowsports holiday needs. We can book anything from airport transfers and snowsports lessons, to restaurant reservations and childcare. We do it for anybody, based anywhere, for free, saving you time, energy, and money!

Yoyosno Ski/Yoga Retreats

Yoyosno is a boutique retreat company specializing in ski development together with a yoga program offering a fresh approach to improving performance on the snow and on the mat. There is no need to come with any prior yoga experience and we will organize our retreat so that clients are skiing with people of a similar level.

Action Outdoor

Action Outdoors is the official UK partner of UCPA (Originally established by the French government to encourage young people to experience the outdoor lifestyle). Now working closely with UCPA, Action Outdoors provides a wide range of summer and winter activities across France. Mountain Biking, Climbing, Surfing, Skiing, Snowboarding, , Mountaineering and Wind Surfing are just some of the activities available across resorts Such as Argentiere, Chamonix, Val d'Isere, Val Thorens, Tignes, Hyeres,

Brands / gear

Inspire by Kim

Inspire by Kim creates content to inspire and remove barriers to snowsports. The work includes the internationally popular Ski A to Z, written and illustrated by Kimberley Kay.

trixski

Tricia at trixski Ski Accessories is the founder of this well established brand selling Make It Easy affordable products; that means if you have a problem with your kit, trixski probably has the answer.

182 Media

182 MEDIA is an independent media and photography studio specializing in Events, and Winter Sport.

PolePlant

Natural bamboo ski/hike poles handcrafted in the French Alps

Chilli Ski

Boutique store by appointment and online ski store located near Ticehurst, East Sussex

Deep Water Media

Deep Water Media are a water based Photography and Videography company that specialise in Action sport, Water sport, Landscape and Adventure Media''

Nix Snowsports

Custom snowboard & ski brand and manufacturer, conceived in the Alps, born and raised in the UK.

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