Freeriding for beginner - Andermatt

Freeriding training (CH) | 2 days

Our mountain guides will introduce you to powder skiing. Glide through the deep snow with even more fun in the future. Andermatt with the freeride paradise around the Gemsstock offers you an excellent starting point for an exciting, instructive and unforgettable course. Dive into the powder with us!

This is an offer for skiers only.

New: Enjoy the benefits of a high-quality but affordable accommodation, stay in one of the Andermatt Alpine Apartments. In the integrated living and sleeping area with kitchenette you can prepare a fine dinner or breakfast by yourself. Of course, there is also the option of having your meal served to your room or taking place in the Biselli restaurant next door.

Or would you prefer a little more luxury? After a day out in the snow and wind, enjoy the 4-star superior hotel Radisson Blu Reussen. First with the wellness program in the stylish spa and then with dinner in the regionally inspired gourmet restaurant.

Radisson
Course content
  • On- and off-piste skiing technique
  • Video analysis and discussion
  • How to use emergency equipment (avalanche beacon, shovel, probe and avalanche airbag backpack)
  • Correcting and improving your own skiing style
Objective

To improve your own ski technique on and off-piste so you can have more fun and feel more confident freeriding.

Technique
beginner

Piste: confident on skis; Powder snow: no prior experience away from the slopes required; Terrain: open, moderately steep;

Condition
beginner

Adequate fitness for several descents per day, short ascents

Group

3-6 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

8.15 a.m. Mammut Store Piazza Gottardo, Furkagasse 2, 6490 Andermatt (train arrival 8.06 a.m. Andermatt).

Due to the necessary protective measures regarding COVID-19, we kindly ask you not to enter the store until the meeting time.

It is possible to stay in the Café/Restaurant Biselli, which is located directly next door.

Departure

Approx. 4 p.m. from point of departure

Accommodation

Andermatt Alpine Appartments, Bärengasse 1, CH-6490 Andermatt

Radisson Blu Hotel Reussen, Bärengasse 1, CH-6490 Andermatt

Note

COVID-19: please see our safety measures here

The offer is held in German. Therefore, a basic understanding of German is important. Our mountain guides have a basic knowledge of English and can provide the necessary information in English. Often there are guests on the tours and courses who are happy to help with the translation.

Book the Mammut Mountain Monday oder Freeride Friday before or after your training course in Andermatt.

Services
Included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Overnight (double room): 2x apartment (self service) or 2x hotel (halfboard surcharge CHF 80)
  • Mammut Safety Equipement to test (Avalanche Safety Equipment and Avalanche Airbag worth CHF 89.-)
  • Eiger Extreme Hardshell Jacket to test
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (ski pass)
  • Meals depending on overnight stay, snacks and drinks
  • Freeride skis CHF 95.- (skis, binding, skins, ski crampons, poles incl. insurance)
  • Freeride boots CHF 45.-

Program

Day 1 Individual arrival in Andermatt and welcome by your Guide. Here you will be given the rental equipment. And off you go! Your Guide introduces you to the use of the emergency equipment and teaches you the first training contents on and off the piste.

Day 2 Countless downhill runs in the Gemsstock, Nätschen and Oberalp area are waiting for you. The training program will be adapted to your individual needs so that you can improve your skiing technique in the best possible way.

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, poles, ski crampons and insurance
  • Freeride boots
  • Eiger Extreme Hardshell Jacket to test

Technical equipment
  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • Avalanche airbag backpack (approx. 30 l with ski carrier)
  • Ski touring equipment (skis, bindings, skins, ski crampons)
  • Ski touring boots
  • (telescopic) ski poles
  • Ski helmet (optional)
Clothing
  • Ski jacket and ski pants (Gore-Tex or similar material)
  • Soft shell and/or fleece jacket
  • Short/long functional underwear
  • Beanie and headband
  • 2 pairs of gloves (1 thin pair, 1 warm, windproof and waterproof pair)
  • Functional socks and spare socks
Overnight cottage
  • 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 apartment/hotel
  • You need to bring your own hot drinks and lunch or you can be bought in the hotel
  • 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 (optional)
  • Half fare travelcard (if existing)
  • Thermos flask made from break-proof material
  • Small medicinal supplies for personal requirements
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CHF 589.00
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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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