Alpine Snowshoe Tour for Beginners Gemmi - Wildstrubel

Peaks of snow and ice (CH) | 3 days

Do you have your first snowshoe experiences behind you and now want to tackle loftier alpine peaks? Whether it's a 3,000 or 4,000-meter peak, this course offers a sound introduction to the world of snowshoe mountain tours!

Test & Feel
TEST & FEEL
Try out selected safety products and get 20% off when you purchase, or buy the product and book your course at a discounted price
Ausrüstung Kostenlos
EQUIPMENT
Try out the latest MAMMUT equipment for free. At all of our training courses we offer extensive opportunities for testing our MAMMUT safety equipment. Plus, you can rent skis and snowshoes in winter.
Technique
beginner–intermediate

Alpine technique: no prior knowledge needed; Terrain: mostly moderately steep, short steeper sections and traverses

Condition
beginner–intermediate

Duration from 4 to 6 hours, up to approx.1,000 vertical meters, approx. 250 vertical meters per hour

Group

5-8 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

9.15 a.m. Cable Car station Gemmi, Gemmistrasse 12, 3954 Leukerbad (bus arrival 9.15 a.m. Leukerbad, Cable Car)

Departure

Approx. 15.30 p.m. Cable Car station Gemmi

Accommodation
Services
Included
  • Guidance and supervision provided by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 1 x hut (base camp)
  • Mammut Safety Equipement (Avalanche Safety Equipment and Avalanche Airbag worth CHF 89.-)
  • Eiger Extreme Hardshell Jacket
  • "Caution Avalanches" course materials
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
  • 12 months Fatmap Explore membership

Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (Cable Car Leukerbad-Gemmi CHF 34.-)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Hut tax CHF 12 per night if not a SAC/Alpine Club member
  • Rental Equipment (snowshoes incl. poles CHF 40.-/Climbing harness with 2 screwgate carabiners and 1 prusik CHF 20.-/Ice axe CHF 20.-)
equipment
Rental equipment

Our mountain guide will bring the ordered rental equipment to the meeting place. The following equipment can be rented:

  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • Avalanche-Airbag-Backpack
  • MSR Snowshoes
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
  • Climbing harness with 2 screwgate carabiners and 1 prusik
  • Ice axe

Technical equipment
  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • Touring backpack or avalanche airbag backpack (approx. 30 l)
  • Snowshoes
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
  • Climbing harness with 2 screwgate carabiners and 1 prusik
  • Ice axe

Clothing
  • 1x ski jacket and 1x ski pants (Gore-Tex or similar material)
  • 1x Soft shell and/or fleece jacket
  • 1x Short/long functional underwear
  • 1x Beanie and 1x headband
  • 2 pairs of gloves (1 thin pair, 1 warm, windproof and waterproof pair)
  • 1x Functional socks and 1x spare socks
  • Warm, robust winter shoes, must be laceable and have solid soles or mountain boots

Overnight
  • Own toiletries, ear plugs if required
  • Clothes to wear in the hut (Minimum)
  • Slipper socks are at the hut
  • Sleeping bag liner made of silk or cotton (for hygienic reasons)
  • SAC/Alpine Club member card (if avalaible)

Food
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hut
  • Tea an lunch must be brought or can be bought at the hut
  • Snacks (e.g. energy bars, dried fruit, dried meat)
Various
  • Sunglasses and ski goggles
  • Sun cream and lip cream (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)
  • Half fare travelcard (if existing)
  • Thermos flask made from break-proof material
  • Headlamp with new batteries
  • Small medicinal supplies for personal requirements

Available
21.02.2020 - 23.02.2020
Tourguide
Erich Anderhalden
duration: 3 days, Fri-Sun
state: available
CHF 649.00
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more dates
available
13.03. - 15.03.2020
duration: 3 days, Fr-So
state: available
CHF 649.00
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available
03.04. - 05.04.2020
duration: 3 days, Fr-So
state: available
CHF 649.00
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We are happy to advise you

Our team is available by phone from Monday to Friday from 09.00 to 12.00 and from 14.00 to 17.00.

CH +41 (0)62 769 81 83
DE +49 (0)8334 36 20 362
AT +43 (0)7252 46051 4444

alpineschool@mammut.com

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