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Avalanche Course - Intensive

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

Who is this course for?

For all winter adventurers who want to just get started to venture off-piste into the powder?

Do you have courses in English

YES, Our avalanche courses are available in German or English

Freeride Ski/Boarder

Snowshoe trekkers

Course Content

Day 1.

  • Morning Theory
  • Powerpoint Presentation
  • Snow sciences
  • Avalanche dynamics - contributing factors
  • Interpretation and analysis avalanche bulletin
  • 3 x 3, check and planning
  • How does an avalanche transceiver function
  • Information sources
  • Afternoon - Outdoors work in the snow
  • Intensive transceiver training and speditive recovery strategies
  • Efficient probe and shovel procedures
  • Master, group rescue dynamics
  • Airbag introduction

Day 2.

  • Risk Management "On Tour "
  • Theory in practice training
  • 3 x 3,  check, safety and tour planning
  • Snow pack and profile analysis
  • Mountain awareness development
  • Recognizing avalanche terrain
  • Determine slope exposure and inclination
  • Leadership skills

April 2021

  • 03. 04. - 04. 04. Easter Saturday./Sunday.

Other dates available on request for private groups

Requirements Must be able to walk and or ski
Where Interlaken - Grindelwald, Schiltorn, Jungfrau area - Conditiôns permitting
Duration 2 x full days
Price CHF 165.- per person per day
Includes avalanche transceiver, prob, shovel, course material,  technical gear, Local 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
Safety All our tours are led by professional, local, swiss, IVBV Mountain guides

How to book or chat?

 

Skitour  & Splitboard Avalanche Course

This an intensive, theoretical and practical Avalanche training course. Prepare and be ready for this winters powder!

Course Content
Day 1

  • Morning - Theory
  • Snow sciences
  • Avalanche dynamics - Contributing factors
  • Interpretation and analysis avalanche and bulletin
  • 3 x 3
  • How does an Avalanche Transceiver function
  • Afternoon - Outdoors in the snow
  • Intensive, speditive recovery training and transceiver strategies
  •  Efficient probe and shovel procedures
  • Master,  group rescue dynamics
  • Airbag introduction

Day 2.

  • Practical day Skitour/Skinning in the Jungfrau Region
  • Theory in practice - Check List
  • Awareness development
  • 3 x 3 safety tour planning
  • Snow pack and profile analysis
  • Risk Management
  • Recognizing avalanche terrain
  • Determine slope exposure and inclination
  • Leadership skills

March 2021

  • 27. 03. - 28. 03. Saturday/Sunday

How to book or chat?


Other dates available on request for private groups

Requirements Must be able to walk and ski or board
Duration Full day 08.00am
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
Safety All our tours are led by qualified  IVBV Mountain guides


Reservations/Help Desk

SWISS ALPINE GUIDES

Bergsportschule
3800 Interlaken
Switzerland

WhatsApp +41796526000
Tel +41338226000

info@swissalpineguides.ch