Ski touring Basics Course in Kleinwalsertal

Ski touring Basics Course in Kleinwalsertal

Alpine ski touring offer a great feeling of freedom. However, a successful ski tour needs a solid plan and appropriate risk management on tour. Our ski course provides the tools to enjoy the touring days with safety. The course includes both theory of avalanche awareness and ski tours planning and practical exercises of touring technique and tactics and companion rescue of avalanche victims

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Tour: Ski touring Basics Course in Kleinwalsertal
Type: Winter sports
Difficulty: Anfänger (stamina: easy, technique: easy)
Attendance: mind. 4 Teilnehmer max. 6 Teilnehmer
Date: 2019-01-25 to 2019-01-27
2019-02-08 to 2019-02-10
2019-02-15 to 2019-02-17

Price: 349 €
We meet in Mittelberg in Kleinwalsertal at the parking of Walmendingerhorn lift at 9 clock. After the welcome and briefing of the tour week we set up our equipment and take the cable car to the Walmedningerhorn. In the morning we ski first on the slopes, later in open terrain. On the first day will be an introduction to avalanche rescue and handling of the avalanche safety equipment. We practice also the fundamental techniques of ascent and descent in terrain.
 
Day 2
 
 
We make an approximately 3-4 hour training tour on one of the peaks of the region. During the tour we use the knowledge gained the previous day to assess the danger of avalanches and learn basics techniques of ascent and descent in the tour area. In the evening we continue learning more about the themes of the 1st days theory. Dinner and overnight in B & B.
 
Day 3
 
We still make a final training Tour (4-5h) and deepen the acquired knowledge in practice. Finally, we return to the starting point. Event ends about 16 clock.

Included

  • Guiding and course by IFMGA mountain guide
  • Avalanche safety gear as rental
  • Powder Equipment premium ski touring skis as rental

Not included

Getting to start of the tour

  • food 
  • Personal equipment
  •  

Solid skiing off piste. Physical fitness for ascent of 3-4h and 1000m of ascent and descent per day.

Technical gear

 
Backpack 25-35L
 
Ski touring gear Tourenski,
 
Seal skins,
Ski touring boots,
Skipoles
Skitouring skis with binding (also available as rental)
Clothing
 
Functional underwear
Touring pants
T-shirt or shirt Mountain
Wind and waterproof jacket (Hardshell breathable)
Softshell Jacket
Fleece or thermal jacket
well-fitting socks
Warm gloves
Warm hat
 
Others
Hut liner
Sunscreen, lip cream SPF 30
sunglasses
snacks for the day
Thermos flask (unbreakable)
Bottle
Passport, identity card
Camera, cell phone, charger
Credit card, cash for drinks etc.

Ski Touring is an high alpine activity in a terrain, risk of avalanches and stone and ice fall is present. The daily goals can be more dificult or even impossible to reach upon unfavorable conditions (weather, snow, ice, fog, rain, storms, avalanches, lightning storms) Unfortunately also short-term occurrence of such conditions can happen in the high mountains in any season.



The tour takes place in Austria. Make sure that you have sufficent insurances for that area.

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