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SKI TOURING BASIC COURSE
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A course dedicated to those who want to start practicing ski mountaineering safely on simple and nice itineraries.

 

COURSE STRUCTURE: 4 days

SUBJECTS:

• Ski mountaineering equipment, clothing, nutrition;

• Climbing technique (alternating step, diagonals, inversions);

• Descent technique (how to safely descend on any type of snow and slope off-piste);

• Notions of self-rescue in avalanches (use of the transceiver, multiple searches, intervention dynamics);

• Outlines of snow and avalanches;

• Notions of topography (reading a topographic map, using a compass and GPS);

• Teachings on how to prepare a ski tour (choice of itinerary, evaluation of the terrain, study of the ascent and descent route, reading weather and avalanche bulletins, preparing the backpack, etc …)

SUNDAY EDITION: December 12-19 + January 9-16
Minimum 4 people: € 250.00 per person

MONDAY EDITION:  December 13 – 20 + January 10-17
Minimum 4 people: € 250.00 per person

4 - 6

Persons

4 days

December and January (depending on weather and snow conditions).

good level of ski on piste

Included

Guide coaching, safety kit (transceiver, probe, shovel)

Not included

ski rental