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Avalanche Course

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Avalanche training course - Stay Safe, Stay Smart this winter ! Educate yourself.
Don't be the only one with No clue!

Who is this course for?

Anyone who participates in winter adventures, Freerider skiers and boarders, snowshoe trekkers, dog trekkers or ski tour fans

Course location?

Interlaken, Grindelwald, Wengen, Schilthorn area, weather permitting. The topography of the Jungfrau region is ideal in teaching all aspects and directions of natures footprints.

Course Content

  • Avalanche dynamics
  • Snow sciences
  • Safety and risk management
  • Interpretation avalanche and weather bulletin
  • Awareness developement - inner voice - peer pressure
  • Topographical - orientation features
  • Intensive, speditive recovery training and transceiver strategies
  • Airbag introduction

Organise your friends and enemies

1.Take advantatage of our special group discount -
2. Choose your own dates

Avalanche Intense training course - Freeriders

   ONLY 1 day possible

This is an intensive, theoretical and practical training course. So come prepared to learn!!.....

  December 2018

  • 15.12 - 16.12. Sa/Sun.

  January 2019

  • 19.01 - 20.01. Sa/Sun.
  • 26.01 - 27.01. Sa/Sun.

  February 2019

  • 02.02 - 03.02. Sa./Sun.
  • 09.02. - 10.02.Sa./Sun.
  • 16.02 - 17.02. Sa./Sun.
  • 23.02. - 24.02. Sa./Sun.

  March 2019

  • 02.03 - 03.03. Sa./Sun.
  • 09.03 - 10.03. Sa./Sun.
  • 16.03. - 17.03. Sa./Sun.

PROGRAM
Heres the plan -

Day 1.

  • Morning classroom theory - avalanche dynamics,snow sciences, planning, risk evaluation - understanding avalanche reports and more....
  • Afternoon - Practical fieldwork - transceiver training/probe, snow prints.....

Day 2

Practical education day, intensified repetition of day 1. theory

  • Freeride off -piste in the Jungfrau Region
  •  3 x 3 reduction,
  •  interpretation avalanche bulletin
  •  Topography exposure
  •  learn independent safe travel in the mountains.
Age Limit Ideal life education for Freeriders
Duration 8.30am - 5pm
Price CHF 155.- per person - per day
Includes Avalanche transcievers, shovel, probe, technical gear, UIAGM mountain guide
Not Included Skilift pass if required
What to bring Full ski or boardwear, skis/board/snowshoes, picknic lunch, energy bars, warm drink,  suncream, sunglasses and a camera
Where to meet 08.15 -Interlaken  to be confirmed
Safety All our tours are led by qualified  IVBV mountain guide
Free Transfers Contact us for your  free pickup from the Interlaken area.

Avalanche Intense training "Skitour"

This an intensive theoretical and practical training course

Learn the most important safety measures in practice and in theory.

Skitour and enjoy the mountains!

Learn ascent technique, skinning and touring,  avalanche transciever,  tour planning and leadership role play.

Program
Heres the plan -

Day 1.
Theory & transceiver /probe training

Day 1.

  • Morning classroom theory - avalanche dynamics,snow sciences, planning, risk evaluation - understanding avalanche reports and more....
  • Afternoon - Practical fieldwork - transceiver training/probe, snow prints.....

Day 2.

On Tour - Skinning - Practical education day involving intensified repetition of day 1. theory.

  •  3 x 3 reduction,
  •  interpretation avalanche bulletin
  •  Topography exposure - route selection
  •  learn independent safe travel in the mountains.

February 2019

  • 16.02 - 17.02. Sa./Sun.
  • 23.02. - 24.02. Sa./Sun.

March 2019

  • 02.03 - 03.03. Sa./Sun.
  • 16.03. - 17.03. Sa./Sun.

Other dates available on request for private groups

Age Limit Ideal life education for Skitour
Duration Full day 08.00am - 5pm
Price CHF 165.- per person per day
Includes avalanche transceiver, prob, shovel, course material,  technical gear, mountain guide
Not Included transport costs, skilift passes if required
What to bring Full ski or boardwear, skis/board/snowshoes, picknic lunch, energy bars, warm drink,  suncream, sunglasses and a camera
Free Transfers we will pick you up free of charge from your hotel/hostel in the Interlaken area, or from Interlaken Ost
Safety All our tours are led by qualified  IVBV Mountain guides


Bookings/Help Desk

SWISS ALPINE GUIDES

Bergsportschule
3800 Interlaken
Switzerland

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Tel 0041 (0) 33 822 6000

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info@swissalpineguides.ch