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Free Touring Andermatt Guides

Free Touring  20 - 21 Jan 2024 Andermatt

Discover the wild side of the Gemsstock! Starting from 3000m we ski off the backside of the Gemsstock and begin ski touring from there. On the first day we take the time to learn ski touring skills, and of course enjoy some great descents. The second day we plan a longer more advanced tour. The goal: Finding the best descents with short ascents! Great for split boarders too!

Topics Covered:

Day 1:

  • Introduction to ski touring material

  • Ascending with skins

  • Kick turns

  • Setting an efficient skin track

Day 2: 

  • Planning a tour with the current conditions

  • Evaluating risk in the back country

  • Tactics to reduce avalanche risk

Fitness: Intermediate

(up to 2.5 hours climbing)

Technical: Intermediate - Advanced

(comfortable skiing 35 degrees, up to 40 in good conditions)


Equipment: every person must have:

  • Off piste skis / splitboard with skins

  • Ski crampons

  • Avalanche Transceiver

  • Backpack with:​

    • Shovel and probe

    • Water and lunch / snack

  • Airbag and helmet optional

Rental Equipment Available:

Please reserve @ Imholzsport Andermatt

Meeting Point: 08.30 at Imholzsport Gemsstock


Price per Person:

  • 320.- CHF / 2 Days

  • 4 - 8 people per group


  • 2 Days guiding in an open group (4 - 8 people)

  • UIAGM mountainguide / aspirant guide

Not Included:

  • Ski pass

  • Accommodation

  • 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.

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