Steep Skiing Andermatt Guides

Steep Skiing Camp  14 - 16 Jan 2022, Andermatt

Experience the world of steep skiing! 3 days of challenging skiing. This course is designed to improve your skills and confidence skiing steep technical descents. The main focus is on learning skills and tactics. We will choose the runs depending on the group and conditions. Some of our tours are accessible from the cable car, others require ski touring and boot packing to access.

Topics Covered:

Day 1:

  • Warm up skiing some easy couloirs

  • Tips for better technique

Day 2: 

  • Skiing more technical terrain

  • Evaluating risks

  • Tactics to minimize risk

  • Snow anchors and rappelling

Day 3:

  • Route depending on group wishes.

 

Fitness: Advanced

(up to 700m climbing)

Technical: Advanced - Expert

(comfortable skiing 40 degrees in nearly all conditions, up to 45 in good conditions)

 

Equipment: every person must have:

  • Off piste skis with skins (max 105mm waist)

  • Ski crampons

  • Avalanche Transceiver

  • Backpack with:​

    • Shovel and probe

    • Water and lunch / snack

  • Harness with carabiner and rappel device​

  • Airbag and helmet recommended

  • Crampons and ice axe if you have it

Rental Equipment Available:

Please reserve @ Imholzsport Andermatt

Meeting Point: 08.30 at Imholzsport Gemsstock

 

Price per Person for 3 days:

  • 680.- CHF

  • 900.- CHF including 2x overnight at Sust Lodge Hospental with half board

  • 3 - 4 people per group

Included:

  • 3 Days Guiding in an open group (3 - 4 people)

  • UIAGM mountain guide / aspirant guide

Not Included:

  • Ski pass

  • Rental Equipment

  • Transportation

  • Food and Drinks

  • Insurance (accident, mountain rescue, travel, illness and all other insurances are the responsibility of the participant) We recommend to be a member of "Rega" Swiss rescue service.