Ski/Snowboard tours for beginners Bregenzerwald/Arlberg

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.

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

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

Departure

Approx. 4 p.m. from point of departure

Accommodation

Hotel Elisabeth, Niederau 293, 6886 Schoppernau

Services
Included
  • Guidance and supervision provided by a mountain guide
  • Accommodation with half board: 1x hotel (standard double room)
  • Mammut Safety Equipement to test (Avalanche Safety Equipment and Avalanche Airbag worth EUR 70.-)
  • "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 EUR 75.-)
  • Ski touring boots (EUR 40.-)
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. Thanks to the great location of the privately run Hotel Elisabeth we can ski directly to the Hotel and enjoy a relxing evening in the sauna or whirlpool.
Day 2
After the rich breakfast with regional food from the own farming we have an option of several peaks. Together with the group, the mountain guide will select the destination, depending on conditions and the weather. Possible peaks are Falzer Kopf 1968 m, Hählekopf 2058 m or Portlahorn 2010 m. (Distance: 5-7 km. Duration: 2-4 h. 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)
  • (telescopinc) Ski poles
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
14.12.2019 - 15.12.2019
Tourguide
Markus Moosbrugger
duration: 2 days, Sat-Sun
state: available
CHF 399.00
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11.01. - 12.01.2020
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duration: 2 days, Sa-So
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21.03. - 22.03.2020
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18.04. - 19.04.2020
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duration: 2 days, Sa-So
state: available
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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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