Basics of off-piste skiing Andermatt

Intense, informative and loads of deep powder fun (CH) | 2 days

Whether you’re a powder virgin or already have some experience skiing off piste, our expert ski guides will help you perfect your technique, so you can have even more fun skiing in deep powder in the future. Snow guaranteed: Andermatt offers a true freeriding paradise up around the Gemsstock and is an excellent starting point for this exciting, informative and unforgettable course. Join us and hit some serious powder!

Course content
  • On- and off-piste skiing technique
  • How to use emergency equipment (avalanche beacon, shovel, probe and avalanche airbag backpack)
  • Video analysis and discussion
  • 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
easy-moderate

Piste: confident on skis; Powder snow: beginner experience necessary; Terrain: moderately steep, some steeper sections

Condition
easy-moderate

Good level of fitness for all-day skiing

Group

3-6 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

8.30 a.m. Mammut Store Piazza Gottardo, Furkagasse 2, 6490 Andermatt (train arrival 8.24 a.m. Andermatt)

Departure

Approx. 4 p.m. from point of departure

Accommodation

Hotel Pension Rössli, Gotthardstrasse 14, 6493 Hospental

Note

Guests who book Mammut Mountain Monday following a training offer in Andermatt benefit from a special price: Mammut Mountain Monday incl. overnight stay with half board in Hotel Rössli in Hospental or Hotel Radisson Blu in Andermatt from CHF 229 --> to the offer

Services
Included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 2x hotel (standard multi-bed room)
  • 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)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Freeride skis CHF 89.- (skis, binding, skins, ski crampons, poles incl. insurance)
  • Freeride boots CHF 45.-

Program

Day 1The participants meet up in Andermatt and are greeted by the guide. After everyone has collected their rental gear, it’s time to head out. The guide will introduce you to using emergency equipment and teach you the basics both on and off the piste.

Day 2Have fun skiing one of the countless descents in the Gemsstock, Nätschen and Oberalp areas. The course is tailored to work on your individual strengths and weaknesses, offering you the ideal opportunity to improve your skiing technique.

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
  • (telescopinc) 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 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
Available
12.12. - 13.12.2020
Tourguide
Konrad Rösti
duration: 2 days, Sat-Sun
state: available
CHF 549.00
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more dates
available
06.02. - 07.02.2021
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 549.00
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available
17.02. - 18.02.2021
duration: 2 days, Mi-Do
state: available
CHF 549.00
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available
06.03. - 07.03.2021
Tourguide
Erich Anderhalden
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 549.00
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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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