Ski/Snowboard tours for beginners Andermatt

Get a taste of the touring world! (CH) | 2 days

Want to experience a pleasant ascent on touring skis, enjoy a well-deserved break at the summit and carve your own track in fresh powder snow? Discover the beauty of touring with the help of this course. You will take part in simple beginner tours, where you will be given valuable information regarding avalanches as well as tips on skiing and touring techniques.

This course is suitable for ski tourers and snowboarders.

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.
Contents
  • Interpreting dangers using avalanche forecasts and applying this information on a planned tour, introduction to the 3 x 3 method
  • Ascents using skins
  • Tips for powder snow skiing so that descents become something to enjoy
  • Use of emergency equipment (avalanche transceiver, avalanche shovel, avalanche probe), rescue procedures
  • Learn how the avalanche airbag backpack functions
Aim

Depending on your personal fitness levels, you will be able to take part in easy to moderate guided courses and tours e.g. a basic ski touring course, free touring in Andermatt or Davos

Technique
beginner

Piste: confident on skis, Powder snow: no experience necessary, Terrain: relatively steep, open terrain

For snowboarders: confident traversing (frontside/backside), ability to ride flat areas using a sliding technique (ski poles)

Condition
beginner

Duration from 2 to 4 hours, up to approx. 700 vertical meters, approx. 250 vertical meters per hour.

Small group

3-8 participants per mountain guide

Meeting place

9.30 a.m. Mammut Store Andermatt / Imholz Sport, Furkastrasse 2, 6490 Andermatt (train arrival 9.21 a.m. Andermatt)

Departure

Approx. 4 p.m. from point of departure

Accommodation

Hotel Rössli Hospental, Gotthardstrasse 14, CH-6493 Hospental

Note

Participants who book a place on Mammut Mountain Monday in connection with a training course in Andermatt will benefit from a special price: CHF 229.- including half board in Hotel Rössli (Hospental): https://www.mammutalpineschool.com/freeriden-mammut-mountain-monday-andermatt/

Services
Included
  • Guidance and supervision provided by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 1x hotel (standard multi-bed room)
  • Mammut Safety Equipement to test (Avalanche Safety Equipment and Avalanche Airbag worth CHF 89.-)
  • "Caution Avalanches" course materials
  • 15% discount on mammut.com
  • 12 months Fatmap Explore membership

Not included
  • Travel to the course
  • Transport (possible journey by mountain rail)
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Ski touring equipment (skis, binding, skins, ski crampons, poles and insurance CHF 89.-)
  • Ski touring boots (CHF 45.-)
  • Optional: Swiss Mountain Training Avalanche Certificate CHF 30.-
Program
Day 1
After the initial welcome and equipment handover you will begin your first tour. You will ascent using skins and in doing so learn the skills for touring ascents and later for descents. An introduction to using emergency equipment (avalanche transceiver, shovel, probe, airbag) will complement this exciting day.
Day 2
On day 2, there will be several appealing peaks to choose from. Together with the group, the mountain guide will select the destination, depending on conditions and the weather. Possible peaks are the Pazolastock 2,740 m, the Winterhorn 2,662 m and the Tälligrat 2,748 m. (Distance: 5-7 km. Duration: 2-4 hours. Ascent: approx. 700 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
  • Avalanche-Airbag-Backpack
  • Ski touring equipment (skis, binding, skins, ski crampons, poles)
  • Ski touring boots
  • MSR Snowshoes (for Snowboarders)
  • 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)
  • Alpine ski boots or touring ski boots
  • Alternative to ski touring equipment: Splitboard with skins or snowboard and snowshoes including snowboard boots/ Telemark ski and 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)
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
07.12.2019 - 08.12.2019
Tourguide
Erich Anderhalden
duration: 2 days, Sat-Sun
state: available
(guaranteed execution)
CHF 459.00
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more dates
only few places left, guaranteed execution
21.12. - 22.12.2019
Tourguide
Markus Wey
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: only few places left
CHF 459.00
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available
30.12. - 31.12.2019
Tourguide
Florian Tresch
duration: 2 days, Mo-Di
state: available
CHF 459.00
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available
04.01. - 05.01.2020
Tourguide
Marc Lüthi
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 459.00
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available, guaranteed execution
11.01. - 12.01.2020
Tourguide
Marc Lüthi
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
(guaranteed execution)
CHF 459.00
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available
25.01. - 26.01.2020
Tourguide
Erich Anderhalden
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 459.00
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available, guaranteed execution
31.01. - 01.02.2020
duration: 2 days, Fr-Sa
state: available
(guaranteed execution)
CHF 459.00
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available
08.02. - 09.02.2020
Tourguide
Florian Tresch
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 479.00
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available
21.02. - 22.02.2020
Tourguide
Florian Tresch
duration: 2 days, Fr-Sa
state: available
CHF 479.00
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available
27.02. - 28.02.2020
duration: 2 days, Do-Fr
state: available
CHF 479.00
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available
07.03. - 08.03.2020
Tourguide
Erich Anderhalden
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 479.00
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available
14.03. - 15.03.2020
duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
CHF 479.00
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available
27.03. - 28.03.2020
duration: 2 days, Fr-Sa
state: available
CHF 479.00
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available
10.04. - 11.04.2020
duration: 2 days, Fr-Sa
state: available
CHF 479.00
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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.

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