Ski touring weekend Weidener hut
Rustic comfort & fantastic ski touring terrain
The area around the Weidener hut has a special atmosphere and is perfectly suited for an intensive course weekend. Ideal for anyone who is looking for a large selection of tours in a winter wonderland. Easy or hard all different levels of ski tours are available. Our mountain guide will expertly help you to improve your technique. Together you will by studying the weather and avalanche forecast learn how to plan a perfect ski tour in order to enjoy the best ascent and descents. You will also gain more knowledge about snow and avalanche awareness and in the use of the avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe.
Program 3 days
Day 1: At 10:00 am you meet your mountain guide at the parking lot Innerst. After a short material check, we ascend to the Weidener hut which takes approx. 2 hours on the winter route. Once we have arrived, we will talk about the course procedure and begin the course with the basic avalanche victim search knowledge. Ascent 600 meters.
Day 2 – 3:
The following days include a lot of training: finding the best track, the perfect powder technique in untracked terrain, avalanche victim search basic knowledge & training, snow and avalanche knowledge, interpretation of the avalanche & weather prognosis, tour planning with the implication of alpine dangers, orientation with maps and modern apps, the optimal equipment for ski touring and how to find the best snow quality for the descent.
Ski touring destinations around the hut: Torspitze 2663m, Geier 2857m, Torwand 2768m, Sonnenspitze 2619m, Torspitz crossing, etc... ascent: 800 meters - descent 800 meters;
- 3 days of organization and guiding by a state certified mountain guide
- 2 nights with half board at the Weidener hut
- Rental of avalanche transceiver, probe & shovel
- Education document Safety Academy
- Lecture about weather & avalanches
- European travel insurance – on request we can send you an offer
- Optional: 5 days ski touring equipment, boots, skis, climbing skins and poles. On request we can send you the price list.
All important information
Fitness for ascents up till 800 m. You should be able to do secure and confident parallel turns. No ski touring experience is necessary
01.02. - 03.02.2019
15.02. - 17.02.2019
03.08. - 10.03.2019
01.03. - 03.03.2019
further dates on request
10:00 am Meeting point is the parking lot Innerst
4 - 8 people per guide
€ 475, - per person
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You should register as early as possible to reserve your desired date. After we have received your registration, you will get a written confirmation. We then ask you to make a deposit. The remaining balance will be due on-site at the beginning of the tour.
Book a winter activity until 30st November 2018 and you get 5 % discount!