Freeride touring Austria: 2022-02-14 - 2022-02-18

Freeride Touring in Austria

14.02.2022 - 18.02.2022

  • 100% freeride touring experience without any compromises

  • Full 5 days of big mountain riding with a local guide

  • Avalanche skills, big mountain riding safety & technique coaching

  • Ski & snowboard Better, Harder & More!

Are you one of those people seeking extreme ski & snowboard action and a thrill on steep winter mountains in deep powder but your find most of the terrain reachable from the lifts totally destroyed right away? We have the answer. By combining the use of the ski lifts and ski touring techniques there are way bigger opportunities to shred powder with just a little bit of extra effort.

 

In these 5 days, we make sure to teach you all the skills required to squeeze the hills as a lemon and get you the most quality and quantity of freeskiing & snowboarding and we will do our best to introduce you to some of the coolest lines in the area with all its risks assessment, avalanche, and backcountry safety and not last great fun. Our local guides and coaches are here to show you how things can be done in Austria.

 

There are no doubts Austria is one of the best ski destinations on the planet and it provides a huge amount of great skiing for everyone. It's a perfect ski lift infrastructure combined with Snowbusters knowledge of the area and the use of touring techniques offers endless freeride possibilities in fresh powder or untouched steep lines. It is definitely one of our favorite places to ride as the variety offered here provides options almost in any weather. With the flexibility gained by traveling and living in our camper vans, we can almost guarantee great shredding. 

 

Freeride Touring Austria highlights

 

  • Maximum quality and quantity of skiing & snowboarding
  • 5 full days of intensive riding with a professional guide and coach
  • Individual approach to your needs and level
  • Maximum 7:1 client/coach ratio
  • Group courses for 3 to 14 participants
  • One-on-one coaching

 

Physical & technical requirements

 

  • Previous freeride/backcountry skiing & snowboarding is not required, confident riding on black slopes is essential
  • Suitable for women and men, children from 15 years
  • The course can be purchased by individuals, couples, couples, or groups of friends
  • Physical intensity: high

 

 

Detailed technical specification of Freeride Touring Austria

 
All necessary skills and knowledge to be able to shred and ride powder and big mountains such as:
 
  • Avalanche safety skills
  • First aid theory and skills
  • Group behavior in an avalanche zone
  • Basic understanding of outdoor risks (so you can make it home safely every day)
  • Big mountain riding safety
  • Day planning (avalanche risks, group skills, and level, ...)
  • Descent & ascent line selection
  • Ski & snowboard technique coaching
  • Video analysis
  • Skinning & climbing technique
  • Using crampons & ice ax
  • Equipment introduction and treatment
  • Rock Climbing techniques (abseiling, useful knots, equipment, ...)
  • Personalized coaching to break through mental barriers

What’s included

  • 5 days ski & snowboard guiding
  • Avalanche safety theory
  • Big mountain riding safety
  • Tour planning
  • Shared accommodation in camper vans

EXCLUDED

  • Ski / snowboard rentals
  • Travel expenses
  • Skiing/snowboarding insurance
  • Food and drinks
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Zell am See / Kaprun

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

Personal ski or snowboard freeride touring equipment such as:

  • avalanche set - beacon, probe & shovel
  • skis with touring bindings or split-board
  • skins,
  • telescopic poles
  • Helmet
  • Goggles & sunglasses
  • Ski or snowboard clothing

FOOD

  • Self-catering but we are happy to help out or organize common dinners for everyone if wanted
  • You need to plan that you will need to pack some lunch and snacks with you

Accommodation

  • Shared accommodation in camper vans
  • Private room possible if required ahead (will be charged extra)
  • Shared accommodation in local ski hostels, cottages, apartments, or places run by local skiers
  • Feel free to organize something you prefer on your own
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GUIDES / COACHES

ALL THE DATES

24.01.2022 - 28.01.2022

Zell am See / Kaprun, Austria

990€ BUY ONLINE
14.02.2022 - 18.02.2022

Zell am See / Kaprun, Austria

990€ BUY ONLINE
14.03.2022 - 18.03.2022

Zell am See / Kaprun, Austria

990€ BUY ONLINE
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