Bregenz Forest/Arlberg Freeriding

Over 100 powder descents (CH) | 3 days

The Arlberg and upper Bregenz Forest is one of the top freeriding destinations in the Alps. With its legendary reliable snowfalls, good lift infrastructure and very diverse terrain, the area has all the ingredients for great powder fun. Our guides will show you the best descents and pass on insider tips for first lines.

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
intermediate

Piste: very confident on skis; Powder snow: solid prior experience; Terrain: mostly steep terrain, narrow couloirs; Alpine technique (for ski touring): solid touring experience or completed training course

Condition
beginner–intermediate

Duration from 4 to 6 hours, up to approx.1,000 vertical meters, approx. 250 vertical meters per hour. Good level of fitness for all-day skiing

Group

3-6 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

19.00 p.m. Hotel Elisabeth in Schoppernau (bus arrival 18.50 p.m. Schoppernau, Riese)

Departure

Approx. 16.00 p.m. Hotel Elisabeth in Schoppernau

Accommodation

Hotel Elisabeth, Niederau 293, 6866 Schoppernau

Services
Included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with breakfast: 2 x hotel (standard double room)
  • Mammut Safety Equipement (Avalanche Safety Equipment and Avalanche Airbag worth EUR 70.-)
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
  • 12 months Fatmap Explore membership

Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (ski pass approx. EUR 98.- per 2 days)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Ski touring equipment (skis incl. skins and ski crampons EUR 55.-/ Ski touring boots EUR 42.-)
Program
Day 1
Individual arrival at Schoppernau and welcome by the mountain guide followed by dinner.
Day 2-3
After a very hearty breakfast with regional produce from our own farming operation, the ski bus will take us to the Hochtannberg Pass where we will enter the freeride area after an avalanche transceiver/safety briefing. There are countless runs to choose from here. Your mountain guide will show you the most hidden descents and choose the most appropriate run depending on the conditions. There is also the possibility that we may go directly from Schoppernau to freeride on the Diedamskopf or to the Damüls/Mellau area.
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
  • Freeride skis with climbing skins and poles
  • Freeride boots
Technical equipment
  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • Avalanche airbag backpack (approx. 30 l with ski carrier)
  • Freerideskis with touring or freeski binding (incl. Climbing skins, waist at least 80 mm)
  • Alpine ski boots or touring ski boots
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
  • Ski helmet
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
Overnight
  • Clothes and shoes for the evening (for wearing in the accommodation and in the village)
  • Own toiletries, ear plugs if required
Food
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hotel
  • You need to bring your own hot drinks and lunch or you can buy them in the village
  • Snacks (e.g. energy bars, dried fruit, dried meat)
  • Lunch at the restaurant or in open country (the guide will inform you)
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
  • Small medicinal supplies for personal requirements
Available, guaranteed execution
07.02.2020 - 09.02.2020
Tourguide
Markus Moosbrugger
duration: 3 days, Fri-Sun
state: available
(guaranteed execution)
CHF 629.00
Book now
more dates
available
20.03. - 22.03.2020
duration: 3 days, Fr-So
state: available
CHF 629.00
Book now
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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