In this 3-and-a-half-day course your knowledge from the SAAC basic camp will be deepend and advanced. You will plan tours with your group and develop your own risk-management-strategies. You will be hiking and skiing/snowboarding near the ski-lifts as well as far off the villages. It is important that you scan the terrain, spot signs of danger und interpret them correctly. You and your group are asked to make decisions on your own. Of course, the SAAC guide will help you with his knowledge and proficiency. Each night you will be talking about your experiences in the mountains and your tours. That is also why all participants are boarded in the same hotel. Besides if gives you the possibility to get to know your group and eventually become friends.
Costs: EUR 410,- (EYCA-Ermäßigung)
The minimum number of participants for the course is 4.
Package prices include: participation, costs of the mountain guides,
emergency equipment rental (shovel, probe, transceiver).
You can test a limited number of K2 Freerideski, K2 Splitboards and BCA Float-Airbags.
Raiffeisenbank Westliches Mittelgebirge
account owner: Verein zur Information über alpine Gefahren
IBAN: AT46 3620 9000 0021 7703
Meeting point: 17.00 p.m. ARLBERGSAAL, Auweg 7 in A-6580 St. Anton am Arlberg!
What to bring: your snowboarding or skiing gear, a backpack to carry shovel, probe, snacks and drinks, dry clothes, ski touring gear.
*good shape: you have to be able to hike in snow for at least 2 hours *good freeriding skills either on snowboard or skis
Liftpasses and accomodation have to be paid for extra.
Tourismusverband St. Anton am Arlberg
A-6580 St. Anton am Arlberg
Tel.: +43 5446 22690
Fax: +43 5446 2532
Fotocredit: Arlberger Bergbahnen