Freeride touring Austria

  • 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? Austria is definitely one of our favorite places to ride as the variety offered here provides option almost in any weather. With the flexibility gained by traveling and living in our camper vans, we can almost guarantee great shredding. 

 

Local Snowbusters guides and ski bums are here to show you how things can be done in Austria. In these 5 days, we make sure 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.

 

Freeride touring & big mountain course highlights

  • Maximum quality and quantity of skiing & snowboarding
  • 6/12 full days of intensive riding with 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 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 this freeride touring & big mountain course
 
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
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What you need to know

Typical day

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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

FOOD

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

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

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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