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Avalanche course advanced

Including rental equipment avalanche safety - with practice-oriented decision-making strategies

Based on the classic snow and avalanche science in combination with the avalanche situation report, decision-making concepts have to be found. With this information, you make your decisions regarding the current situation, form your own opinion for the right strategy. Detect potentially dangerous slopes with a snow cover examination and take the right safety measures to avoid extreme situations.

Date:

December - April

Price:

from 3 people € 135 p.p. 1 - 2 people € 400

Age:

from 14 years

Duration:

1 day

Participant:

min. 1 person, max. 6 people

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Requirement

Program

Included

Organization

FAQs

Requirement

You can ski on all slopes safely and even with short off-piste runs you have no trouble.

Program

  • Theory and practice in dealing with emergency equipment and avalanche training
  • Deepening in snow and avalanche science
  • Snow cover examination in the terrain (systematic snow cover diagnosis)
  • Terrain assessment (recognition of hazard signs in the terrain)
  • Route planning for the descent
  • Safety measures in the ascent and descent
  • Interpretation of the avalanche situation report
  • Decision-making strategies (snowcard, stop or go, reduction method)

Included

Included:

  • Training led by UIAGM Mountain & Ski guide
  • Loaner avalanche transceiver, probe, & shovel
  • Loaner Ortovox ABS Airbag backpack
  • Snow Safety card

Not included:

  • Lift ticket
  • Skiequipment

Organization

You arrange your journey to meet up with us in the Ziller Valley and we take care of the entire organisation for your mountain adventure. Here you get everything from one source - the best all-round service - so to speak. We happily plan a high-altitude tour, via ferrata climbing, a rafting tour or a whole adventure weekend for you individually. We value quality over quantity. Mountain Sports as a licensed tour operator and alpine school is ideal for incredibly special adventures, such as unbelievable ski touring and adventure journeys in the Ziller Valley and all over the world. For all our trips, fun sport tours, and alpine tours – in winter and summer we naturally arrange hotel bookings and hut reservations. Most of the required tour equipment is included. According to our packing list you will see exactly what is provided by us and what you have to bring yourself. No matter where your adventure journey takes you – Mountain Sports is your reliable partner for all kinds of outdoor adventures. 

FAQs

What ski equipment do I need for an avalanche course?

For an avalanche course you will need ski touring equipment or ski equipment - this will be arranged in advance depending on the day's planning. We are happy to advise you and together with your mountain guide you can hire suitable skis from one of our partner shops in the morning.

Do I get a discount if I bring my own equipment?

Of course, you are welcome to use your own equipment. This is even particularly good, because then you learn to use your own equipment. Unfortunately, we cannot offer a discount, as we generally provide the necessary safety equipment free of charge.

What should I bring?

Backpack, if available your own avalanche transceiver equipment (is included), skis and poles, helmet.

Do I need a lift ticket?

This depends on the planning of the mountain guide. A lift ticket does not need to be bought the day before.

Is lunch included?

No, but we will have a lunch break at one of the many huts.

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