Rotondo Alpine Ski Tour for Beginners

Onwards and upwards! (CH) | 3 days

Are you looking to build on experience gained on classic ski tours and move on to loftier peaks? This new course invites you to learn the skills you need for an initiation to the world of 3,000 and 4,000 meter peaks!

Technique
beginner–intermediate

Piste: confident on skis; Powder snow: beginner experience necessary; Terrain: moderately steep, some steeper sections; Alpine technique (for ski touring): initial touring experience.

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.

Groupe

5-8 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

9.30 a.m. 9.30 Uhr Mammut Store Piazza Gottardo, Furkagasse 2, 6490 Andermatt, train arrival 9.21 Uhr Andermatt

Departure

Approx. 15.30 p.m. Mammut Store Andermatt / Imholz Sport, Furkagasse 2, 6490 Andermatt

Accommodation
Services
included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 2 x hut (base camp)
  • Mammut Safety Equipement (Avalanche Safety Equipment and Avalanche Airbag worth CHF 89.-)
  • Eiger Extreme Hardshell Jacket to test
  • "Caution Avalanches" course materials
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Snacks and drinks
  • A CHF 12.- per night (approx.) hut tax for non-SAC members
  • Ski touring equipment (skis, binding, skins, ski crampons, poles and insurance CHF 114.-)
  • Ski touring boots (CHF 60.-)
Program

Day 1Individual arrival at Andermatt, welcome by the mountain guide in the MAMMUT Store and discussion of the schedule. Ascent to the Rotondo Hut at 2,570 meters, with time to refresh your knowledge of emergency equipment and avalanche theory along the way. (Distance: 8 km. Hiking time: 4 hours. Ascent: 1,000 vertical meters).

Day 2-3There are countless options for ski tours around the Rotondo Hut. You will climb exciting peaks and have the chance to put your training into practice. The options are the Pizzo Lucendro at 2,962 meters, Pizzo Rodondo at 3,192 meters or the circuit over the Lecki Pass and Mutten Glacier on the Stozigen Firsten 2,752 meters with a great final run down to Realp. (Distance: 5-8 km; Hiking time: 4-6 hours; Ascent: 1,000 vertical meters).

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
  • Ski touring equipment (skis, bindings, skins, ski crampons)
  • Ski touring boots
  • Climbing harness with 1 safelock carabiner
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons with ABS
  • Eiger Extreme Hardshell Jackt to test
Technical equipment
  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • Touring backpack (approx. 30l)
  • Ski touring equipment (skis, bindings, skins, ski crampons)
  • Ski touring boots
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
  • Ski helmet (optional)
  • Climbing harness with 1 safelock carabiner (or 2x screw carabiners)
  • Ice axe
  • Crampons with ABS
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 cottage
  • 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
26.02. - 28.02.2021
duration: 3 days, Fri-Sun
state: available
CHF 799.00
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more dates
available
12.03. - 14.03.2021
Tourguide
Michael Kern
duration: 3 days, Fr-So
state: available
CHF 799.00
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available
27.03. - 29.03.2021
duration: 3 days, Sa-Mo
state: available
CHF 799.00
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available
09.04. - 11.04.2021
Tourguide
Patrick Keller
duration: 3 days, Fr-So
state: available
CHF 799.00
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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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