Snowshoe Tour for Beginners - Schönenbach

Safe snowshoe hiking (A) | 2 days

If you want a break from daily life, to enjoy the winter mountain world and experience powder snow, then snowshoe hiking is just the thing for you! You will take part in two simple day-long tours and gather your first snowshoe experiences along the way. Out on the terrain, a mountain guide will show you what to pay particular attention to.

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

Alpine technique: no prior alpine technique knowledge needed; Terrain: mostly moderately steep

Condition
beginner–intermediate

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

Group

3-9 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

9.00 a.m. Sport Matt in Schoppernau (bus arrival 8.50 Uhr Schoppernau)

Departure

Approx. 16.00 p.m. Sport Matt in Schoppernau

Accommodation

Jagdgasthaus Egender, Schönenbach 342, 6870 Bezau

Service
Included
  • Guiding and supervision by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with breakfast: 1 x hut (standard double room)
  • Mammut Safety Equipement (Avalanche Safety Equipment and Avalanche Airbag worth EURO 70.-)
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
  • 12 months Fatmap Explore membership

Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (Taxi Approx. EURO 15.-)
  • Snacks and drinks

Program
Day 1
Individual arrival at Schoppernau, welcome by the mountain guide and handover of rental equipment at Sport Matt. Depending on the conditions, we will start our tour directly in Schoppernau. Luggage can then be transported by taxi to Schönenbach. Along the way, you will be given tips on hiking technique, an introduction to avalanche theory and use of emergency equipment. (Distance: 5 km, Hiking time 2.5 hours, Ascent/Decent: 500/250 vertical meters).
Day 2
Today, we will start out directly from the very peaceful location of the Jagdhaus Egender for a tour around Schönenbach. At the end of our tour, a taxi will take us back to Schoppernau. (Distance: 5 km, Hiking time 2.5 hours, Ascent/Descent: 500/250 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
  • MSR Snowshoes
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
Technical equipment
  • Barryvox (Avalanche Transceiver)
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel
  • Touring backpack or avalanche airbag backpack (approx. 30 l)
  • Snowshoes
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
  • Gaiter (optional)
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
18.01.2020 - 19.01.2020
duration: 2 days, Sat-Sun
state: available
CHF 399.00
Book now
more dates
available
07.03. - 08.03.2020
Tourguide
Markus Moosbrugger
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 399.00
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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

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