ATC course: excursion planning (02.02.20)

2.2.20 h.09:00

ATC course: excursion planning (02.02.20)

An "advanced" course for those who already regularly practice ski touring (or snowshoeing).


We are pleased to offer you a technical and practical course for those who want to improve their knowledge of how to plan an excursion with skis or snowshoes. The day includes a theoretical part, research exercises at our ATC center and in the afternoon practice on the field. 

Sign up now, places are limited!

Program:
08.30 - 09.00 Collection of tickets 
(at the ticket office n°1 at the departure station)
09.00 - 09.10 Ascent by cable-car
09.15 - 12.00  Theory 
(at the SSSS Châlet in Pesciüm) 
- Planning the trip with "White risk" 
- Risk reduction methods 
- Interpretation of the avalanche and weather bulletin 
10.15 - 12.00 People search exercises 
(at the ATC centre in Pesciüm)

13.15 - 16.00 Practice 

Cost: CHF 100.- (ascent and lunch not included)
Shovel, ARVA and probe rental CHF 30.- (on reservation)

Equipment: remember to bring a backpack

Registration (before 30.01.20): iscrizioni@airolo.swiss 
(name, surname, telephone number, address and date of birth) 

Participants: minimum 4 - maximum 8

Technical Guide: Nikita Uboldi (Mountain Guide)

 

ATC Course entry

Gender: M - F
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CONTENTS OF THE DAY

Target: hikers (skis and snowshoes)

Do you like off-piste skiing or snowboarding and want to deepen and consolidate your knowledge of snow and avalanches, trip planning, track selection and risk management?

 

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