Berber Semmelink - Ski Academy

Berber Semmelink - Snow Pro - Freeride guide

Flumserberg / Davos

+41 (0)76 700 48 19

Contractual partner
The contractual partner of the customer is:

Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy

Berber Semmelink, Himpelusstrasse 4, 8884 Oberterzen

Phone: +41 767004819

Conclusion of orders and contracts  

Berber Semmelink offers its services on its website Contracts between Berber Semmelink and the customer can be concluded electronically (submission of an offer via the online form and acceptance of the contract by e-mail confirmation).

Berber Semmelink is entitled to reject an offer to conclude a contract without giving reasons.


General Terms and Conditions for the Services of Berber Semmelink.- Ski Academy , (BSSKI)

Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy has a business liability insurance set to CHF 10 Million 

Berber Semmelink- Ski Academy provides its services exclusively on the basis of the following General Terms and Conditions (GTC). They apply to all legal relationships between Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy and the person, or legal guardian using the services, even if no express reference is made to these terms and conditions. Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy operates a snow sports service. This includes on-piste services such as ski- and snowboard training (without guarantee for a specific training success) as well as off-piste guiding. These services are conducted by the team member suiting the customer’s level of ability. 

The assignment of teachers to the respective group or individual teaching assignments is exclusively the responsibility of Berber Semmelink herself. The customers have no contractual right to be taught by a specific teacher. Berber strives to assign the teachers according to their professional skills, their pedagogical experience and their personal suitability for the respective assignments.

The version of the GTC valid at the time of the conclusion of the contract shall be decisive. Regulations deviating from these GTC as well as other ancillary agreements made with the customer are only effective if they have been confirmed in writing by Berber Semmelink.

Any terms and conditions of the customer will not be accepted even if Berber Semmelink has become aware of them, unless expressly agreed otherwise in writing in individual cases. Berber Semmelink expressly contradicts all terms and conditions of the customer. In this context, Berber Semmelink is not obliged to raise additional objections to a customer’s terms and conditions.

In the event that these General Terms and Conditions refer only to natural persons of the male sex, these references apply equally to female and male persons.

The services advertised by Berber Semmelink do not constitute binding offers, but are an invitation to the reader to submit an offer to Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy.

The method of payment

To pay for the ordered services, the customer can use the following options:

Payment by bank transfer in Euro or Swiss Francs, Twint

After making your booking, you will receive an Email with further instructions. Your booking is secured after payment. 

Cancellation by the customer
The customer is entitled to withdraw from the concluded contract against payment of the cancellation fees listed below.

In order to exercise this right of withdrawal (right of withdrawal), the customer must send a declaration of revocation to the following e-mail address:
by e-mail:

In the event of a withdrawal by the customer, Berber Semmelink is entitled to charge the following cancellation fees:

– Cancellation 14 days or earlier before the scheduled service/event: 50% of the booked private service/event will be charged
– Cancellation later than 14 days before the scheduled service/event, or during the service/event: 100% of the agreed total price will be charged (even if the service is not used)
– The same deadlines apply for partial cancellations. The official deadline is the receipt of the cancellation notice by Berber Semmelink.
– In case of illness or accident making participation impossible, cancellation can be done within the last 14 days (at least 48 hours) before the scheduled appointment with a 50% fee, provided that a medical certificate is submitted.
– Refunds for justified cancellations will be processed within a maximum of 14 days after the date of cancellation.

To avoid any financial disappointments, we urge you to insure your bookings in case of a cancellation.

Termination by Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy
If the weather conditions do not guarantee that the ordered services can be provided in a safe manner, Berber Semmelink may postpone or cancel the booked services. In the event of service cancellations, Berber Semmelink undertakes to refund to the customer any amounts already paid within a period of 14 days from the date of cancellation.

Accident insurance
The customer or legal guardian, is aware of the fact that skiing is associated with numerous dangers and that especially tours in freeride areas are associated with the risk of getting into trouble in the mountains. The customer is also aware that rescuing people in the mountains, in particular by air and mountain rescue services, can be associated with high costs. The customer is advised to take out appropriate leisure insurance (in particular insurance for rescue and air rescue fees for on an off-piste), especially since Berber Semmelink assumes no liability for such rescue and air rescue fees, unless these expenses were caused intentionally or intentionally by gross negligence on the part of Berber Semmelink.

Skill categories
The services provided by Berber Semmelink are to be divided into the following capability-relevant groups:

Adult groups (from 21 years): skiing on the slopes, skiing on ski routes, off-piste skiing, freeriding 

Youth groups (13-18 years): skiing on and off the slopes, skiing on ski routes and freeriding
Children’s groups (up to 12 years): exclusive skiing on the slopes and skiing on ski routes and in between slopes. 
Berber Semmelink carries out the assignment to the different groups for ski courses. Changes made by Berber Semmelink with regard to the grouping are in any case to be accepted by the customer, even if they are made after the start of the service.

The customer is obliged to follow the instructions given by Berber Semmelink. In the event of non-compliance with warnings, Berber Semmelink is entitled to terminate the respective contract immediately. Berber Semmelink also has the right to terminate the contract immediately if a customer who uses the services provided by Berber Semmelink is under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

In the above case, the customer is not entitled to a refund of the price paid.


Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy can not guarantee the customer’s training success.

Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy is not liable for damages – with the exception of personal injury – as far as these are not based on intentional or grossly negligent conduct on the part of Berber Semmelink and or Team members ,and the conduct causing the damage is not in connection with essential obligations under the contract for Berber Semmelink. This exclusion of liability does not apply to completely unforeseeable or atypical damages that the customer could not reasonably expect.

In particular, Berber Semmelink rejects any liability for damages caused by the customer to himself or to other persons in the provision of the agreed services or caused to him by other persons. Legal guardians take full responsibility for their children.

Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy’s services are provided exclusively outdoors, on ski slopes or in freeride areas under sometimes difficult or very difficult conditions. Adverse weather conditions such as rain, snow or fog can affect these conditions even further.

The customer is obliged to provide BSSKI with truthful and complete information about his skills and experience in connection with snow sports. Likewise, the customer will inform BSSKI comprehensively about his physical abilities, in particular his state of health and any complaints.

The services provided by Berber Semmelink – Ski Academy may be associated with high demands on the materials as well as on the physical fitness and driving technique of the customer, depending on their ability and ability. For this reason, each customer is requested to use only properly maintained sports equipment and the usually prescribed safety equipment when using the ordered services and to realistically assess his own performance.

The customer is requested to note that the non-use of a safety helmet in the event of injuries may constitute contributory negligence on the part of the customer. The customer is therefore advised to wear a safety helmet as well as other safety equipment that is recommended in connection with the respective service (e.g. avalanche transceiver for freeriding). Helmets are obligatory for children and youth. 

Portrait waiver agreement. 

The adult customer declares with his booking to waive all portrait and videographic rights that arise when taking photos and videos during classes, camps, training, and to transfer them to BSSKI. He agrees to the broadcast on any of the channels, Social Media, communication, lectures and presentations. Any subsequent claim with regard to this production or photography is therefor null and void. The customer declares not to claim any compensation for this distance or for the use of images, videos or photos. 

The terms and conditions apply from 15 October 2018